The Transition Is A Mess -- And The Trump Base Is Unfazed
Credit: Associated Press
November 19, 2016

News organizations are reporting that the Trump transition is a disaster, run by score-settlers who otherwise have no idea what they're doing.

President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition was in disarray on Tuesday, marked by firings, infighting and revelations that American allies were blindly dialing in to Trump Tower to try to reach the soon-to-be-leader of the free world.

But are Trump voters feeling buyer's remorse? Nahhh. They're 100% certain that Dear Leader knows exactly what he's doing.

At Reddit's The_Donald, all the reassurance the commenters need comes from this tweet:

The Redditors write:

This is why he has to keep his twitter. He has to keep us informed directly.


This man knows what he doing. All the Cabinet concern trolls can go smoke a pole.


In other words, he is doing dozens of interviews as a good CEO should, and the press doesn't have a clue who he is going to pick.


I trust you Mr. President-elect! I may not understand everything you do, but I know you have America and her citizens' best interests at heart!


Trump has a history of picking the absolute best people for the job. I trust his judgment 100%.


Supreme Chancellor!!

At Free Republic, there's this in response to the New York Times story about the disarray:

Actually, regarding the transition, the only thing in "disarray" is the mayhem, chaos, fear and loathing, of thousands of complicit bureaucRATs, freaking out and running for their lives.


Decisive Leadership from Trump immediately clearing out low performers is precisely how the productive sector builds winning teams.


we are going to get so tired of winning


No one at the Slimes understands how real-world professional organizations operate; hence they cannot comprehend what Trump is doing. The less they understand, the more Trump will get done.

Conservatives believe in strongmen. Above all, it's about the Supreme Leader. They voted for Trump not because they think he's a good businessman, but because they think he's the best businessman ever. That's what they were told for fourteen seasons on The Apprentice. They think he's in charge of the transition, therefore it must work, by definition.

Conservatives don't believe in government. They don't see the point of the government bureaucracy, although they hope that many domestic-policy agencies will be staffed in a way that thwarts the agencies' stated purposes. Mostly, however, they just believe that it's all a big, unnecessary encumbrance. (Sometimes I think this is because many of them aren't big-city office workers. They've never been part of a large white-collar organization. They distrust such organizations and have no interest in understanding them. That last Freeper claims to know "how real-world professional organizations operate," which tells me he's not speaking from much experience inside a big company or similar large-size bureaucracy.)

Generally speaking, they want government to fail. (They forget sometimes that the military and law enforcement, which they like, are part of government.) For the most part, they probably like the idea that the works are being gummed up. That's what should happen.

So, no, this isn't bothering them a bit.

Crossposted at No More Mr. Nice Blog

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