Apr 14, 2017
While certainly not displeased the Washington Post was eager to explain Trump’s surprising ease with which he has abandoned previously held positions and succumbed to corporatism, and a neocon/globalist interventionist foreign policy. The Post rightly noted that,
“West Wing staffers always matter, but never more so than when the president they serve lacks deep ideological convictions. It is clearer than ever that whoever has Donald Trump’s ear controls the direction of the country.”
“Reflecting the declining influence of chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and the growing power of former Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn, Trump broke Wednesday with several populist and nationalist positions that he espoused on the campaign trail.” --in addition to his wholesale acceptance of direct foreign military attacks without Congressional approval.