‘The Grift’ Started Long Before Trump

Clay Cane‘s book on ‘Black Republicans from the Party of Lincoln to the Cult of Trump’

Tucker Lieberman
8 min readNov 18, 2023

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THE GRIFT in red text
Detail from the book cover of ‘The Grift’ from Bookshop

Clay Cane has hosted a SiriusXM radio show since the first year of Trump’s presidency. His book The Grift: The Downward Spiral of Black Republicans from the Party of Lincoln to the Cult of Trump is available for preorder. It’s a thorough examination of a…

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Tucker Lieberman

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