Connections: Exploring the legacy of Ross Perot
Ross Perot died at the age of 89 this week. We explore the legacy of Perot: wasn’t he supposed to usher in the age of the third party? It hasn’t materialized. Perot’s Reform Party went nowhere. The Green Party and Libertarian Party are struggling to attract members. Why is that?
We also discuss the myths and realities of Perotism, including the giant sucking sound to Mexico, and the claim that he cost George H.W. Bush reelection. Our guests: