Zurawik: MPT rebooting “The McLaughlin Group” with controversial Pat Buchanan as a regular

Maryland Public Television announced this week that it is rebooting “The McLaughlin Group" next month, and it will include Pat Buchanan, a controversial right-wing figure, among its regular panelists. Also on the panel will be journalists Clarence Page and Eleanor Clift. Writing on nbc.com last year, the network’s national correspondent Steve Kornacki described the similarities between Buchanan and Donald Trump and how the failed presidential candidate influenced the successful one now in the White House. “He wanted a wall along the entire southern border and a pause on all immigration," Kornacki wrote. "He vowed to rip up trade deals and revive manufacturing. He hated political correctness and warned of the decline of Western culture. (Balt. Sun)     

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