Maddow’s side-by-side Trump vs. George Wallace comparison is so spot-on it’s scary

Rachel Maddow compares Donald Trump to George Wallace on Jan. 5, 2016. (MSNBC)While some political observers argue that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign — and his success — are unprecedented, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow argued on Tuesday that his style can be traced back to the rhetoric employed by segregationist Alabama Gov. George Wallace (D).

“Close your eyes and just listen to the news reports from that election, it’s almost like they’re talking about Donald Trump,” she said.  Read More

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