From an NPR interview I heard yesterday, which convinces me that zero incompetence is at work…
Julia Michaels
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I agree that “incompetent” is exactly the wrong word to describe Steve Bannon. Bannon imagines himself as a Manichean turner of the wheels of history. He is obsessed with the Strauss-Howe Generational Theory and believes that he is the one who will cause the “Fourth Turning” by triggering a crisis (read: total war) against the heathens of the world.

Yes, you read that right. He has consistently stated publicly in video interviews that his ultimate goal is to declare a series of holy wars to secure power in the long term for the alt-right.

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