Fear And Loathing In The West Wing – Trump Adminstration’s Circular Firing Squad

video still of West Wing of the White House exploding, from the 2013 film, "Olympus Has Fallen"

by Richard Cameron The story that was disseminated by Trump’s media circus surrogates when General John Kelly took over from the beleaguered ex White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, was that Kelly was going act as a judicious gatekeeper, limiting access to the Oval Office.   The cherry on top would be that the chaos and confused messaging was going to be brought under control and Kelly would be a sobering influence on Donald Trump. From all we can see, Kelly may have accomplished the former to one degree or…

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Ten Days After His Appointment, Anthony Scaramucci Is Gone As White House Comm Director

Anthony Scaramucci speaking at the 2016 SALT investment conference

by Richard Cameron WASHINGTON D.C. Newly appointed and controversial White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci tendered his resignation to the President, just a week and a half after the announcement of his appointment. But what a stormy 10 days it was.  A snapshot (below) of happier times, just a week ago: A great night in W Va. we have great momentum. pic.twitter.com/2Cb4OBhsMf — Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) July 25, 2017 The key event that signaled a reversal of fortune for the former majority partner in the Sky Bridge Capital hedge fund,…

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