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Problems Too Big And Too Many To Fix: Trump Will Be The Fall Guy

  • Problems Too Big And Too Many To Fix: Trump Will Be The Fall Guy
    by Mish Shedlock, https://mishtalk.com/
    The axe fell on Steve Bannon Friday.
    Mid-day, mainstream media proclaimed stocks were up because of the firing. Stocks closed the day down. Apparently, stocks were both up and down due to Bannon. Now Bannon is Back on the Outside, back at Breitbart, and happy to be there.

    Stephen K. Bannon has always been more comfortable when he was trying to tear down institutions — not work inside them.

    With his return to Breitbart News, Mr. Bannon will be free to lead the kind of ferocious assault on the political establishment that he relishes, even if sometimes that means turning his wrath on the White House itself.

    Hours after his ouster from the West Wing, he was named to his former position of executive chairman at the hard-charging right-wing website and led its evening editorial meeting. And Mr. Bannon appeared eager to move onto his next fight.

    “In many ways, I think I can be more effective fighting from the outside for the agenda President Trump ran on,” he said Friday. “And anyone who stands in our way, we will go to war with.”

    Among those already in Mr. Bannon’s sights: Speaker Paul D. Ryan; Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader; the president’s daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner; and Gary D. Cohn, the former president of Goldman Sachs who now directs the White House’s National Economic Council.

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August 22, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , ,

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