Writing 2018-09-09

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 21

Bannon Around late July, the idea was developing that Bannon was on his way out of favor, yet again. The picture…

Writing 2018-09-08

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 20

H.R. McMaster Trump didn’t like making any decisions that involved actually thinking about a problem. This made the issue of Afghanistan…

Writing 2018-09-08

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 19

Morning Joe Morning Joe, the talk show hosted by Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, had a lot to thank Donald Trump…

Writing 2018-09-08

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 18

Steve Bannon Bannon was convinced that firing Comey was going to put the Jared/Ivanka side of the White House in a…

Writing 2018-09-03

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 17

Roger Ailes Dies Roger Ailes was concerned that Trump was endangering Trumpism with his antics. With this in mind, Ailes wanted…

Writing 2018-09-03

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 16

The Russian Thing (Again) Trump’s rich phone-call friends regularly tried to get him to understand that the more he tried to…

Writing 2018-09-03

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 15

Fox News Fox News had made Donald Trump’s political career, but now it was flailing due to a dichotomy of a…

Writing 2018-09-03

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 14

Syria On April 4, Syrian forces engaged in a chemical warfare attack and in doing so instigated the first international crisis…

Writing 2018-09-03

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 13

Steve Bannon When Katie Walsh told Steve Bannon he was leaving, he admitted that he felt just as trapped as she…

Writing 2018-09-03

Book Notes – Fire and Fury, Chapter 12

Paul Ryan Steve Bannon loathed Paul Ryan, largely because Ryan represented the old guard that Bannon wanted to destroy. He wanted…