When you convince the people living safely near the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that nuclear energy isn’t “expensive and risky” and that “the
technology has an incredible safety and reliability record” and “an almost
untapped potential for serious cost reductions” of those assertions, I’ll agree to more radiation sickness centers in the model you seem to be advocating. (oh, right, sorry- there aren’t people safely living in those areas anymore—- never mind)
But are some matters of real substance (such as last week’s ban on entry by residents of seven Muslim-dominated nations) themselves being used to hide even deeper and more significant shifts in power and governance? Steve “I want to bring everything crashing down” Bannon, who has proclaimed himself an enemy of Washington’s political class, is a member of a small cabal (also including Trump, Stephen Miller, Reince Priebus, and Jared Kushner) that appears to be consolidating nearly complete federal governmental power, drafting executive orders, and formulating political strategy—all without paper trail or oversight of any kind. The more outrage and confusion they create, the more effective is their smokescreen for the dismantling of governmental norms and institutions.