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Wed Jan 2, 2019, 05:17 PM

BTRTN: Trump in the Bunker

The political site BTRTN with their "Month in Review," covering the wacky month of December, 2018:
http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2019/01/btrtn-trump-in-bunker.html

"I once worked for a company that was in trouble. The soon-to-be-fired CEO and his management team were desperately trying to save their jobs. Whenever one member of the team was fired or quit, they didnít hire a replacement or promote someone; instead, one of the remaining members of the motley crew simply absorbed another title. One poor executive ended up with the rather ungainly portfolio of human resources, public relations, strategic planning and, finally, the Far East operating unit. Ultimately, the entire business was run by only a few trusted lackeys; no one else wanted these jobs and, also to the point, no one else was trusted to hold them.

I thought of this when Mick Mulvaney, the Director of Office of Management and Budget, became Trumpís 'Acting' Chief of Staff. Mulvaney had already absorbed responsibility for the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. But apparently he was the only one who wanted the job, and one of the few Trump trusted enough to offer the job. And so the Mulvaney portfolio grows and grows -- who knows, he might even end up as Secretary of Defense, too. Merriam-Webster defines 'bunker mentality' as ďa state of mind especially among members of a group that is characterized by chauvinistic defensiveness and self-righteous intolerance of criticism.Ē That sounds about right, and the Mulvaney Empire is clear evidence that Donald Trump has taken up full-time residence in that bunker..."

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Wellstone ruled Jan 2019 #1

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Wed Jan 2, 2019, 05:32 PM

1. Been on the ugly train,

 

and when the you know what hit the fan,tons of I told you so's appeared out of nowhere.

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