Trump's Unintended Consequences: The Unmasking of the Deep State

The term "Deep State" unleashes many paranoid fantasies.  Movies and spy stories abound about the existence of dark, nefarious forces from our government aligned against us.  But as Joseph Heller once wrote, "Just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they aren't after you."  One of the more disturbing revelations after Trump's win was finding that these dark forces not only exist, but are powerful and seemingly out of control. "Deep State" is hard to define, because it is composed of overlapping groups and individuals with complex and differing agendas.  It's an amalgam of people, agencies, and bureaucrats that changes.  The current leakers are part of it.  For now, let's say it's a mostly unelected, mostly leftist group within our government that wants to govern us against the will of America's founding principles.  These people want the final say over our Republic.  They want to...(Read Full Article)

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