Who Is Trump Channeling?

Is Donald Trump A Modern-Day George Wallace? via NPR

Is Donald Trump A Modern-Day George Wallace?
via NPR

Meet the Trump of Ancient Rome, a Populist Demagogue Who Helped Bring Down the Republic via The Huffington Post

Meet the Trump of Ancient Rome, a Populist Demagogue Who Helped Bring Down the Republic
via The Huffington Post

It's not the 1930s. But Donald Trump should scare us all the same via The Guardian PHOTO: Allgemeiner Deutscher Nachrichtendienst/cc3

It's not the 1930s. But Donald Trump should scare us all the same
via The Guardian

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The Trump-Berlusconi Syndrome via The New York Times PHOTO: European People's Party/cc2/flickr

The Trump-Berlusconi Syndrome
via The New York Times

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Donald Trump Echoes Ross Perot’s Anti-Insider Rhetoric, Expands His White Male Base via The International Business Times

Donald Trump Echoes Ross Perot’s Anti-Insider Rhetoric, Expands His White Male Base
via The International Business Times

THE BASICS: Debbie Elliot of NPR, Kira Goldenberg of the Guardian, Roger Cohen of the New York Times, David Sirota of the International Business Times and Philip Freeman of the Huffington Post each compare Donald Trump to the historical figure they believe most mirrors his philosophy and persona, from Ancient Rome to the 1990s.