August 17, 2022

In a scathing post on American Greatness, Trump adviser Peter Navarro fingers “Clown Prince of Pennsylvania Avenue” Jared Kushner as “the man most responsible for the loss of the Trump White House.”

Trumper Navarro is hardly the kind of guy I listen to without a shaker full of salt. Especially since he calls Trump’s 2016 campaign a “beautifully orchestrated Steve Bannon masterpiece.” But the point here is how MAGA world is eating its own. So, when Navarro describes Kushner as the de facto campaign manager of the 2020 “Hindenburg,” who should be played by Jim Carrey in the next “Dumb and Dumber” movie, I’m ready to grab the popcorn.

“[T]here was simply no other explanation than nepotism to account for how this decidedly unqualified Clown Prince wound up sitting as a modern-day Rasputin at the right hand of Trump,” Navarro wrote. Considering that Kushner has bungled almost everything he touches, much like his father-in-law, I do not dispute Navarro’s conclusion.

But what’s Navarro’s point in writing this now? He says that Kushner’s “entrepreneurial ventures” will disqualify him from returning to the White House should Trump run again and win. Meanwhile, the big Trump focus at the moment is the FBI search for national security documents at Mar-a-Lago. Is Navarro suggesting Kushner is to blame or should be blamed for stealing classified material out of the White House?

It makes me wonder if Navarro’s real goal is to nudge MAGA world to move past Trump while making Kushner the scapegoat. After all, Trump is the one who put Kushner in charge of everything. “To this day, my old Boss still has no idea just how much damage Kushner/Rasputin did to the presidency and the Trump agenda during his four year reign of error at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue,” Navarro says. That’s hardly an endorsement of Trump’s management chops.

Sad for them! But definitely popcorn-worthy for the rest of us!

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