Those who thought that at least there would be smart people giving him advice need to give up on that fantasy. He’s surrounded himself by people who have histories of being empirically, quantitatively wrong on virtually everything. Economics, climate change, job policy, social justice, foreign policy: it doesn’t matter. What matters is a total fawning over Trump, and a proven inability to let experience, expertise, and history affect their ideological views.
August 01, 2017