Blowback, standup, and affirmative action
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Lance Hunter: On last Tuesday's episode of Ezra Klein he interviewed Mark Leibovich and brought up this point:
“And something about the back-and-forth of stepping out for Trump a bit, then getting this blowback, then stepping out a bit more and getting this blowback. And soon your friends are totally different, your enemies are totally different, who likes you is different. And I’ve watched this in politicians before as a psychological dynamic. And I’ve actually seen it in pundits too. As a psychological dynamic, this is often a pathway to a very different politics in three years. [...] You see this a lot, the social dynamics of odd bedfellows becoming a greased path towards ending up in a place that, I think, four years ago you could have never imagined yourself being. I’m curious how much you saw that and how you understand it operating.”
Clearly you aren't a Trump supporter, but do you feel that there are any positions you've taken that have resulted in similar pheno…
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