Trump Will Be a Lousy Candidate in 2024, but the GOP Is Stuck With Him

Trump Will Be a Lousy Candidate in 2024, but the GOP Is Stuck With Him

John Nichols on politics, plus Rebecca Solnit on George Orwell.


The Democrats need to do big things fast if they want to have a chance of winning in 2022 and ’24. John Nichols says that Trump will be a “lousy candidate” then—but he will still pose an even greater threat to American democracy than he did in 2020.

Plus: Rebecca Solnit talks about politics and pleasure, about knowing your enemies, and about joy as an act of resistance to authoritarianism—on the right, and on the left. Her new book is Orwell’s Roses.

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