Dancing with the horns

Word of the day is ‘don’t mess with the horns.’ It seems Steve Bannon has now found himself the direct target of the horns. What he’ll do now is not clear.

What is clear though is not just his recieved blowback from his case of flap jaw about the Trump administration, but he also found himself distanced from the table at Breitbart and the financiers, the Mercer family.

The daughter, who now controls the stock in Brietbart, has severed ties with Bannon. The jury is out on the board and final decisions on Bannon’s fate there.

He is courting new investors for other ventures but Bannon’s bright days at Breitbart may be over. Funny what a national, public and personal feud with Trump will do. He and Roy Moore may be the big losers of the year.

What is the Bannon brand worth now, after getting a lesson on the subject from the brand master? Also not clear is if, like Comey, there is much shelf life without access to leak?

I’d say Steve has some rebuilding of his own to do.

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Foxing the White House

(no, not ‘out–foxing‘) | 8/18/2017

What the left at large has done to Fox they are now trying to do to the White House, and the West Wing in particular, with the same fervor. Just the way Leftists claimed several top scalps already at Fox and more on the list, they are running the same play against the Trump White House.

Steve Bannon is gone from the White House — a mark the left has targeted all along. That only encourages Leftists rather than quells their demands, as it always does.

Immediately after Bamnon’s exit, they moved on to demanding scalps of Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller. Well, there are others but they are the next priorities. This is how the left operates, we’ve seen it enough times. Adding to the list of firings.

That will start a daily narrative, “how can they remain?” The clock is now ticking. Of course what the left really wants is to cut off any and all support from Trump. They want Trump himself. But they’ll settle for some top advisors to start with, one at a time.

Let’s see if they get any Republicans to echo their call. The Marxist left is getting skilled at this. I expect the same results. Even many Republicans agreed with O’Reilly and other firings. Now toward the administration where Republican voices matter, I expect them to cave. Mitt Romney was one of the first to jump right on the Charlottesville statements. You know Mitt, as an example, can go along with an anti-statue agenda. Spineless. Basically Mitt will go along with anything the left wants or demands.

This will also show which side Trump is on. I imagine he will give the Left a few scalps here and there, maybe to appease them, maybe because it is convenient, maybe for other senior officials. (Jared, Ivanka, McMaster, Kelly, Cohen) But the left is never satisfied.

So Trump will be Foxed. Whether he goes along or not is the question? But I think I know which way the Republicans in Congress will go though. (what do they ever get for it?) Do they split the party? It all comes down, at some point, to the Swamp scoreboard.

It always seems inevitable, how the people come along to support an organization so far and then, at crunch time, it turns away from the people who helped build its popularity. That is a lot like Fox: we came, we saw, we conquered, and then comes a pivot point, like the Murdoch sons throwing in a monkey wrench.

Yet the point is this agenda of the Left won’t stop. It will continue until it finally meets a wall it cannot penetrate, whether it is on Marxist groups, politics in Congress, or on White House staffing arrangements. No one asks why the left should get to choose who fills these positions — or who works at Fox? Arrogance is thy name of the Left.

Then there is the overreach problem of the Left.
Will ‘Foxing the White House’ work and succeed?

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