“Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever. “

“The legacy of the Wallace campaign is one that we wrestle with today.”

Slate’s Whistlestop podcast is a lively discussion of Presidential campaigns throughout history. The latest installment:

In 1968, Alabama Gov. George Wallace appealed to segregationists and blue-collar workers during his presidential bid as a third-party candidate.

Wallace set the state for the Republicans to peddle racism and ignorance for nearly 50 years.

And Donald Trump owes a lot to the Wallace playbook.

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