Monday, February 06, 2017

No puppet. You're the puppet.

The big story in this article is not the headline. The big deal isn't that Trump and his aides are rethinking their political tactics, it's the fact that the President of the United States is signing executive orders without having any idea what they say:
Mr. Bannon remains the president’s dominant adviser, despite Mr. Trump’s anger that he was not fully briefed on details of the executive order he signed giving his chief strategist a seat on the National Security Council, a greater source of frustration to the president than the fallout from the travel ban.
Instead of whining about "not being fully briefed" about the documents he signs, maybe Lord Dampnut could just read the fucking papers before he signs them?

But why is this shocking fact that Trump is signing orders without knowing what they say buried in the 23rd paragraph of the article? Seriously, it makes no sense to write a story about "tactics" when you have something so horrifying and real to report. I mean, even our reading-impaired president knows that's the real story: