- Behind the mask, Trump never really showed serious interest in transforming the basic Republican agenda in ways that would help struggling Americans, says Julian Zelizer
- Wealthy seem best-positioned, he writes
Julian Zelizer, a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and a New America fellow, is the author of "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He's co-host of the "Politics & Polls" podcast. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)If American politics was an episode of "The Apprentice," the audience right now would be thinking that Steve Bannon would be the next one to be fired.