Katty Kay: Trump’s ‘Protectionist Party’ Redefines American Politics

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump was criticised last week after describing the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstration in Beijing as a "riot"
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From Katty Kay writing at the BBC:

It may be useful to stop thinking of this presidential campaign as a contest between Democrats and Republicans.

Hillary Clinton is a Democrat. Donald Trump is also a Democrat.

Come on, you know it’s true. This isn’t a political race, it’s a class race.

Take a look at his economic policies. They are certainly more in line with traditional Democratic thinking than they are with Republican orthodoxy.

Mr Trump opposes free trade deals – that’s anathema to many conservatives.

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