Author: Mike Davis

Mike Davis: Trump, Pat Buchanan and…Zombies

This article was originally published in Spanish in Ideas de Izquierda soon after the elections. I finally think I’ve understood why we’re so obsessed with zombies. The discarded shroud, the rustling in the weeds, the vaporous apparitions seen from Pocatello to Lake Wobegone, the ghost army of admirers…. we were forewarned that he was back but failed to pay attention. On Halloween eve, the “New” Nixon Library launched an expensive newspaper advertising campaign, inviting us to “discover how Richard Nixon’s legacy continues to shape our world.” He was the hero, the ads claim, who “protected the environment….. desegregated schools, ended