Milbank: Stick a silver fork in Trump’s ‘populism’

Posted by | December 3, 2016 20:13 | Filed under: News Behaving Badly Opinion Politics

He ran as a populist and is positioning himself to govern with his cadre of elite billionaires.

Remember Trump’s talk about taking on the elites and the well-connected? Well, you can stick a sterling-silver fork in it.

The Trump campaign, a revolution of sans-culottes, has yielded to a Trump transition that feels more like Mel Brooks’s “History of the World, Part I.”

Count de Monet: It is said that the people are revolting.

King Louis XVI: You said it. They stink on ice!

If you feared that Trump would destabilize markets and impose reckless protectionism, his early appointments are reassuring. If you wanted him to shake up the system and depose the coastal elites — well, early signs are you’ve been had.

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10 responses to Milbank: Stick a silver fork in Trump’s ‘populism’

  1. bpollen December 3rd, 2016 at 20:38

    The kinda fork I would use would be pitch.

  2. StoneyCurtisll December 3rd, 2016 at 21:08

    To the castle~!

    • Larry Schmitt December 4th, 2016 at 07:31

      Release the hounds!

  3. Mark Bub December 3rd, 2016 at 22:12

    Melanoma . . . err Melania is practicing her first lady line . . . “Let Them Eat Cake”

    • Larry Schmitt December 4th, 2016 at 07:33

      Which Marie Antoinette never said.

    • Jungle_Bhoy December 4th, 2016 at 15:15

      Or given her background in porn… ‘Let Them Eat C**k’

  4. StoneyCurtisll December 4th, 2016 at 11:55

    I hear the menu that evening included Lamb Chops, Frog Legs, and Mitt Romney’s Bawls…

  5. Deplorable E Neuman December 4th, 2016 at 20:47

    another sore loser

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