The pundits instantly ripped Donald Trump’s campaign shakeup yesterday, using analogies like Titanic deck chairs and saying the candidate, not the staff, is the problem.
And it’s true that some of the recent unforced errors have been Trump’s doing, amplified by increasingly hostile media coverage. But based on conversations with knowledgeable sources, let’s offer a contrarian view.
23:33 In a shift, prominent congressional Republicans in short supply at CPAC12
16:34 Trump attacks the media at campaign rally a month into his term26
13:52 The Daily 202: As Trumpism coopts CPAC, the Reagan era ends16
02:43 Stephen Bannon Reassures Conservatives Uneasy About Trump17 6