By Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (USA) –
BALTIMORE – Victoribus spolia…
So far, the most satisfying thing about the Trump win has been the howls and whines coming from the establishment.
Each appointment – some good, some bad from our perspective – has brought forth such heavy lamentations.
You’d think Washington had been invaded by Goths, now raping the vestal virgins (if there are any within the Beltway) on the White House lawns while the Capitol burns to the ground.
Regret and Suffering
Trump is happening, of course.
And the very people who made it happen are now in various stages of regret… suffering… or hysteria.
What a delight it is to see them in such pain!
All along I-95 – from the Holland Tunnel to Route 295 into the heart of D.C., at a distance of a football field between one and another – you see their fabled leaders, lieutenants, and water carriers crucified, with a small crowd gathered around each, weeping.
There is Hillary, of course. And Senator Elizabeth Warren (secretly happy to see HRC brought to grief).
Then there’s Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. If there is another 9/11 crisis with Trump in charge, he warns: “America as we know it will soon be gone.”
There are the Republican traitors, too – Colin Powell, Henry Paulson, Michael Chertoff – now hanging from their crosses.
And there are the neo-con turncoats, too – Max Boot, Robert Kagan… Crucifixion is probably too good for them.
They are not only traitors to the Republican cause, whatever that may be, but warmongers, too, ready to switch allegiances just to keep the money flowing to their crony friends in the security industry.
Now they all keen away… But what did they expect?
Had they not been lustily ripping off the working stiffs for decades? With their fake money and fake wars, they had transferred trillions of dollars from the Main Street economy into their own pockets.
And then, after the grandest larceny in all of history, didn’t they lecture the poor victims on global warming, racism, and cisgender issues?
Had they not been so rapacious and sanctimonious… they might have their own egregious gal in the White House now! Instead, the country is run by a man they consider an outrageous jackass.
Sniff… sniff… We feel so sorry for them.