“Donald Trump took office as if orchestrating a hostile corporate takeover. In his first six-plus months as president, he has followed his own counsel, displaying open contempt for much of the federal work force he now leads, slashing budgets, rescinding regulatory rules, and refusing to follow standard operating procedures.”- fantastic !
” Furious at what they consider treachery by internal saboteurs, the president and his surrogates have responded by borrowing a bit of political science jargon, claiming to be victims of the “deep state,” a conspiracy of powerful, unelected bureaucrats secretly pursuing their own agenda. ” – but since George W Bush or the Monica lewinsky trap of Democrat Bill Clinton this appears also to be largely true
“The White House is correct to perceive widespread resistance inside the government to many of its endeavors”