“I’ve seen this before with Trump. As Hillary Clinton would say, this is nothing less than the politics of personal destruction.”
“This is a guy who is more interested in seeing his name in the headlines than he is in any kind of accomplishment for the president.”
“If you have the wisdom, the strength, the tenacity, to hold [the coalition that elected Trump] together, we will govern for 50 to 75 years.”
Why target a relatively tame piece that, for the most part, just states facts?
” I hate to break it Graydon Carter and the good folks at Vanity Fair, but yes, President Trump is not only going to finish this term, he’s going to win with 400 electoral votes in 2020.”
“Everything is explicit, but the plot cannot be taken seriously.”
“To some extent the market’s resilience is justified; in other cases, however, it looks like a case of when rather than if potential shocks get priced in.”
“So although populism has proved unpredictable in recent years, the rise surely increases the risks to the current world order and could set off a financial crisis at some point soon.”
“No matter what color, shape or origin, modern-day right wing populism just cannot shake off its fascination with Mein Kampf.”
“I’d be ashamed ten years from now if those weaselly little putzes, whose voices are getting a lot higher every week as this presidency starts to look worse and worse weren’t still [after me].”
“I’m talking – obviously, about Gary Cohn and some other people. That if you don’t like what he’s doing and you don’t agree with it, you have an obligation to resign.”
“…history reminds us that there exists a greater proximity between laughable and dreadful than calmer times would admit.”
“…politics will probably play a greater role in affecting markets than we have experienced any time before in our lifetimes but in a manner that is broadly similar to 1937.”
Bannon can talk about “going to war” for Trump against Congress and the “globalist” elements in the White House all he wants, but the bottom line is that Steve already went to war – and he lost.
Today was Bannon’s last day in the Trump administration and on Friday evening we learn that it was also his first day back at the old barnyard.