What Bannon does now may well determine whether he retains his influence going forward.
Mitch McConnell isn’t exactly Braveheart and he is just about the last person you would hire to lead a pep rally, but deadpan Mitch just accidentally created a trending Twitter phrase.
“We wondered why someone his age would hang out at high school football games and the mall?”
“I’ve seen this before with Trump. As Hillary Clinton would say, this is nothing less than the politics of personal destruction.”
Is this the beginning of the end for Steve Bannon’s “revolution”?
Steve is at war – still.
“Mueller is going to go over every financial dealing of Jared Kushner and the Trump Organization.”
“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.”
” 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.”
“He saw the cult of personality was broken.”
“This seems perfect for Breitbart to flood the zone with candidates of all stripe who will report back to you / Milo with INTEL about the job application process over at FB.”
“It’s a combination of stunning calculation and deep irony,” said Frank Sesno, director of the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, speaking of Bannon’s appearance on “60 Minutes.”
“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.”