Sep 26, 2017 - Politics & Policy

The anti-Trump industrial complex is thriving

Anti-Trump leftist organizations are cashing in on Trump's presidency. Photo: Oded Balilty / AP

WashPost Style front by the great Ben Terris: "These are boom times for the anti-Trump industrial complex... Fundraising is through the roof for lefty organizations that hadn't been relevant since the Clinton era; the grass roots have never been greener for new activist groups; and political hacks may be sexier than ever."

The evidence: "A clique of former Obama speechwriters with a sideline in #Resistance podcasting [Pod Save America] is selling out 6,000-person concert halls; Rob Reiner, the director of 'Spinal Tap,' has teamed up with James R. Clapper Jr., the former director of national intelligence, to found the Committee to Investigate Russia; and liberal activists recently surpassed the Guinness world record for the most people on, yes, a conference call."

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