- Of course, the public crash and burn of Steve Bannon now includes
being kicked outresigning as CEO of Breitbart, and losing his Sirius XM radio show
- DJT holding a meeting with top Congressional Pubs and Dems, making a point of giving it live television coverage, and telling those assembled he's willing to look at a stand-alone bill granting amnesty to "dreamer" kids, telling Lindsey Graham specifically, "If you want to take it that step further, I'll take the heat." Coulter's resulting Twitter meltdown was delicious.
- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke telling Florida Governor Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio that Florida would be exempt from his department's plans for offshore drilling. Now, maybe there's valid argument about the importance of Florida's coastline to its tourism industry, but once the valid-argument camel has its nose inside the oil-drilling tent, are other states going to refrain from putting theirs forth?
Yes, I know, consumer confidence is at an all-time high, and more than 100 companies have announced bonuses or pay raises, but the rejoinder to that is that the current economic uplift is the result of good advice from sane people squeaking through, not a consistent top-down vision.