Monday, May 16, 2016

Said Milani — Donald Trump’s Pledge to Defend Spending for Old and Poor Belied by Staff Picks

The odor of bullshit is in the air. Trump is sending contradictory signals, and actions speak louder than words.
Trump’s hiring of two staunch retirement hawks into top policy jobs is not something to take lightly. “Personnel is policy. A candidate’s campaign staff is a useful clue to how that candidate will govern,” political scientist and Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Bernstein wrote last year. “Including which party groups he or she is close to, which policies the administration would likely embrace, and which party factions may be frozen out.”
The Intercept

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