What Does It Mean To Be A Populist?
The term 'populist' has been increasingly thrown around to label candidates like Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. But what does it actually mean?By Sebastian Martinez | September 3, 2015
What does it mean to be a populist?
According to the Oxford English Dictionary a populist is "a person who seeks to represent or appeal to the interests of ordinary people."
In the context of the current presidential campaign, the term's been used to describe two candidates: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.