Author - Greg Maybury

Greg Maybury is an independent writer and blogger based in Perth, Australia. His broad interests are geopolitics, history and in particular, U.S. economic, foreign and national security policy, and national affairs. He has written for Op Ed News and Consortium News in the U.S., as well as Gumshoe News and On Line Opinion.

The Rise of the Forgotten Deplorables

In horseracing parlance, when a particular horse wins unexpectedly the bookmakers’ call this a ‘turn-up for the books.’ In more general usage, the phrase came to mean an unexpected piece of good fortune, a pleasant surprise, or something generally welcomed especially if not deemed likely...

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