Bannon Has Left the White House, But His Principles Have Not

Bannon Has Left the White House, But His Principles Have Not

The New Republic

Bannonism without Bannon has triumphed in the White House…..if Bannon now has no formal power, his ideas still seem to be dominant in Trump’s White House. As Washington Post editorial page editor Fred Hiatt noted in a Monday column, “Truculent, anti-immigrant nationalism; disdain for the ‘deep state’; disparaging democratic allies while celebrating dictators: These are now the pillars of President Trump’s rule. In his administration’s policy, foreign and domestic, and in the compliant Republican Party, Bannonism is ascendant.”

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