By Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (USA)
Meanwhile, the light unto the world that is Donald J. Trump flickers.
As you know, if he is to really improve the lives of his supporters, he must do more than call out Nordstrom or threaten foreigners. He must drain the swamp…
Alas, when he should have been moving in with heavy pumps, he has spent his popular momentum and precious time on silly fights and largely symbolic objectives.
Cabinet breakdowns… executive order misfires… loose cannons careening across the White House decks… scrapes with judges… dustups with the media… conflicts of interest…
In short, whatever else may be said about Donald Trump and his new administration, their eyes are not on the ball.
Unless the insiders are brought to heel, no real change can happen. In order to succeed, they must take on the deepest elements of the Deep State right here in the USA.
The Trump Team must try to rein in the gunmen and the moneymen, or it is nothing but another group of conmen.
But so far, reforming the fake-money system has not even been mentioned. And instead of reeling in the military, Trump seems to want to give it more slack.
It’s only in the first few months that a new administration can make any significant changes; after that, it is too late.
The Deep State quickly builds its ramparts and breastworks. Positions are fortified. Even the most seasoned and clever politicians cannot penetrate them once they are well entrenched and (with our money) well supplied.
What will happen?
Nobody knows anything. Which is why death and love are as suitable for this Diary as economics and finance.
And if there is something that cannot be known, your editor cannot know it as well as anyone and better than most. Like a drunken boatman… he goes where the currents take him.