Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chaos is not 4D Chess

We will probably never know the truth of any given MSM story about the President, but one thing is clear: There is a continuing pattern of insider leaks followed by deep confusion and contradiction at the White House.

Two very recent examples:

1- President Trump summarily dismisses FBI Director Comey.

POTUS says he did so based on a recommendation from the new Assistant AG. The Veep repeats this claim. The Assistant AG says he made no such recommendation. The President acknowledges the Assistant AG is correct, and he was going to fire Comey anyway. The President then tweets about "taping" his dinner with Comey.

2- The WaPo claims the President told the Russians something he maybe shouldn't have.

The U.S. National Security Advisor says it didn't happen, though he denied things the Post didn't report on and not things they did report on. The President then tweets that he did tell the Russians something, and that he has every right to do that.

Sean Spicer is on both sides of both issues.

Both of these contretemps play out in less than 24 hours.

Is anyone in charge of communications in this White House? Anyone?

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