What 1980 could Tell us About the 2020 Presidential Election — Market Mad House

Strangely, there are some eerie similarities between the 1980 presidential election and the looming 2020 contest.

1980 was a watershed year when Ronald Reagan’s conservative revolution smashed the New Deal/World War II/Cold War consensus that had dominated American politics for 40 years. Strangely, many people; including me, sense a similar paradigm shift coming in American politics.

To explain, I think there is a rising leftist/populist sentiment in America that wants a…




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Daniel G. Jennings

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Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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