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October 04, 2017

Tillerson (Probably) Called Trump a "Moron," But Denies Threatening to Resign

Now you might think that his non-denial of the "moron" insult would get him fired.

But maybe not.

The Washington Examiner reports that Mattis, Mnuchin, and Tillerson have formed a "suicide pact" to protect each other's jobs-- the idea being that if one is fired, the other two resign in protest.

I have to say, I want each of them gone, so this threat on the surface seems like no threat at all to me.

But realistically, Trump keeps losing secretary-level people. Few people have come out of the Trump Administration with their reputations enhanced; most see their reputations diminished.

So the problem is -- yes, these men would be better off serving the country by not serving it at all.

But who volunteers to replace them?

That's the problem.

The only people the Senate would approve would be the sort of Establishment-aligned shills who will only serve expressly to frustrate and thwart Trump's directives.

The people who'd actually execute Trump's directives would not be confirmed by the Senate.

Still, Tillerson is awful, and Mattis is just an Establishment apparatchik with really good Twitter PR, and Mnuchin... well honestly I have no idea, but I'm sure we could find someone at Goldman-Sachs to replace him.

But could we?

Trump really picked a lot of bad cabinet-level people to appease the Establishment, and while it did appease the Establishment for a time, it only did so because the Establishment knew they had Their People in positions to control Trump.

By the way, here was some Twitter bullshit you might enjoy, because it's mean:


Must be tough for Bill -- how do you sell those cabins on the cruise when you're giving away all your top-drawer #SickBurnz away for free on Twitter?


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