The Overton Window

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The Overton Window by Mind Map: The Overton Window

1. General Idea

1.1. Concept of Overton window = the ideas that doesn't seem extreme to the general public

1.2. By claiming the most extreme political ideas, less extreme ideas seem ok = that's how polemists move the overton window

2. Trump phenomenom

2.1. Trump has far-right ideas that make usual right ideas less radical

2.2. Republicans opinion is now the common ground, moving the Overton Window to the right of the political spectrum