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reggieandlee

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Fri Jan 5, 2018, 10:37 AM Jan 2018

BTRTN: Loose Bannon, Part II, The Rift That Keeps on Giving

Born to Run the Numbers on Steve Bannon's bomb cyclone of quotations in Fire and Fury.

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2018/01/loose-bannon-part-ii-rift-that-keeps-on.html

Excerpts: "Democrats can fling sticks and stones at Donald Trump. The news industry’s efforts to bring Trump to task have been all but neutered by natural audience selection. Robert Mueller may someday be ready to take Trump down through an orderly constitutional process. But there is one guy who can damage Donald Trump’s standing with his ferociously loyal base, and that guy just pulled his rip cord...
All this Bannon fodder can be traced back to a simple truth: Bannon and Trump have been in a ferocious competition to take credit for Trump’s victory. Both absolutely crave that credit, and both are furious that the other appears to have taken more than their just share. Perhaps at only a subconscious level, Steve Bannon knows that his best hope of proving that he deserves credit for Donald Trump’s rise is to ensure that without Bannon, Trump falls. Hell hath no fury like a political consultant scorned. That Steve Bannon would allow himself to be quoted so freely, so viciously, and with such vitriolic hyperbole can hardly be considered a mere lapse of judgment. As James Bond’s creator Ian Fleming so eloquently put it, “once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, three times is enemy action.”
Live by Bannon, die by Bannon. Instant kharma’s going to get you, Donald. Maybe this time it wasn’t such a great idea to scream, “You’re fired.”

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BTRTN: Loose Bannon, Part II, The Rift That Keeps on Giving (Original Post) reggieandlee Jan 2018 OP
Love it! This feud may penetrate a few Deplorable skulls. lagomorph777 Jan 2018 #1
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