By putting people in charge of agencies they know nothing about, and could care less about running, Trump is essentially undermining the last remnants of American exceptionalism.
So this is to me – there’s a theme in the sort of risks that the Trump administration are taking by putting people who are not suited for jobs into the jobs. And one of the themes is that they’re – a willingness to tax the distant future for the political present because the distant future really doesn’t have a voice at the table.
Score one for Steve Bannon, who described himself as a Leninst determined to rage against the machine. “I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today’s establishment.”
Looks like he’s succeeding.