Tuesday, November 15, 2016
We had blinders on
Thought that Trump would be defeated; and completely out of touch when it came to number, passion, and impact of Donald Trump's supporters.
List of of likely Cabinet appointees reflects Trump is wasting no time in in rewarding those whose support made him the winner. The list includes the usual suspects, extremists salivating at the prospect of beimg empowered to follow their agenda.
With both Houses of Congress under Republican control, Trump administration would be in strong position to weaken or rescind legislations passed under previous administrations. And new legislations would be pushed to enable special interest groups to achieve their goals. There is nothing to stop them. The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in 2010 lifted restrictions on financing of political campaigns.