Skip to comments.Chaos presidency? Nope. Itís all going according to plan.
Posted on 02/10/2017 6:13:22 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The word on everyones lips in Washington now in newsrooms and advocacy groups, in congressional offices and embassies is firehose. As in the high-pressure stream of White House orders. The daily deluge of Donald Trumps tweets blaming so-called judges for future terror attacks and assailing Nordstrom for dropping his daughters clothing line for poor sales. The tsunami of statements inflating the murder rate and hyping the terrorist threat, while aides mind-bendingly blame the media for not covering massacres in Bowling Green and Atlanta that never happened. With each new volley, drinking from the Trump firehose feels ever more like being drowned by a water cannon.
Perhaps thats precisely the intent: Disrupt, distract, dissipate, and drown out independent voices and inconvenient realities while fulfilling his agenda with an eager Republican Congress. Critics and the press chase their tails in a tizzy, while Trumps executive orders get signed and cabinet picks get confirmed, one by one.
Jeb Bush was prescient when he said Trump was a chaos candidate and hed be a chaos president. That chaos seems both intentional and strategic, and it serves three purposes: functionally, disrupt the system; politically, signal the base that hes delivering; tactically, overwhelm opponents and discredit arbiters of the facts like the media and experts (whom Trump considers the opposition), making their jobs impossible. Are you sick and tired of winning yet?
In three weeks, its hard to keep track. There was the reversal of environmental and financial regulations, including those protecting retirement accounts from conflicts of interest by brokers; the presidents threats to the judiciary that even his Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch yesterday called disheartening; the unprecedented National Security Council rejiggering to give a seat to Stephen Bannon, Trumps political strategist with ties to white supremacists, displacing top intelligence and military officials....
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Trump has done more in three weeks than Obama has done in 8 years. And that includes Obama hAving a veto proof majority for 2 of those years.
Lots of Lies and pimping of Fake News, but I agree that Mr President is Firmly in control and knows exactly what he is doing.
Indira Lakshmanan is a senior correspondent for Bloomberg News, covering U.S. foreign policy from Washington. She has traveled extensively with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and has interviewed Clinton several times for Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio.
Dear Lord. :(
My gosh! The left is collapsing faster than I thought it would.
President Trump is impressive.
Its not chaos, its misdirection. While people were all worried about Trump. Sessions, Price and DeVos are being sworn in. They can’t mount a campaign against someone if the news si all about Trump. And Trump is beyond the news.
It's a shame....
He uses whatever he needs to get the job done while the media and democRATS are running around like chickens with their necks rung.
It is not Trump and his team who are in chaos. It is the liberals and the media who fear their comfortable worlds are crumbling before their eyes. They are the ones in chaos.
And Trump directs all of this from under the big top in the three-ring circus of the White House.
If Hillary was elected without question scenes like that would have been commonplace inside the USA. 10 to 30% of those refugees from Syria alone are radicalized and she wanted to import hundreds of thousands of them and all it takes is one to kill a lot of people. The United Nations of all things issued a report in February of 2016 last year stating that percentage. Bashar Assad President of Syria said a few days ago without question a good number of them are radicalized and the left says he is lying. What the hell does he have to gain by lying? The fact IS the left is hellbent on importing terrorism into the USA and anyone who disagrees with them is attacked and threatened. These lunatics WANT terrror attacks because it fits in with their agenda of bring destruction to the US.
When Obama’s rapidfire “never let a crisis go to waste” style the press just loved it. Now that Trump’s doing it o them the are angry and think it’s unfair..
LOL LOL! Don’t tell me they actually published that? LOL!
Where did that happen? Most horrific thing I’ve seen in a while.
Where did that take place?
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