Trump’s Policies Clumsily Enacted and Hugely Unpopular

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FEATURING LARRY BENSKY – The New York Times on Monday published a lengthy article euphemistically entitled Trump and Staff Rethink Their Tactics After Early Stumbles. The piece is only one of many that have attempted to analyze the early days of this bizarre presidency that has included the disastrous rollout of what is being widely referred to as a “Muslim ban,” Trump’s out-of-control Twitter habit, and his blustering, divisive approach to foreign policy that has alienated him from ordinary people and officials at home and abroad.

Larry Bensky, teaches California Government and Public Policy at California State University East Bay, where he’s been on the faculty for 25 years. He is also long time award winning print and broadcast journalist, best known for his work on KPFA Pacifica Radio where he won the George Polk award for his coverage of the Iran-Contra hearings.