The Prophet Of The Trump Era

Review of Martin Gurri's "The Revolt of the Public," the book that called both an uprising and a reaction

I entered Martin Gurri’s world on August 1, 2015. Though I hadn’t read The Revolt of the Public, at the time a little-known book by the former CIA analyst of open news sources, I hit a disorienting moment of a type he’d described in his opening chapter. There are times, he wrote, “when tomorrow no longer resembles yesterday… the compass cracks, by which…

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