12-18-2016, 03:00 AM
Donald Trump is not anti-establishment at all, in my view. I was just making the point that Trump's persona was being portrayed during the primaries and general election as someone who was not cozy with establishment, neoconservative types within the Republican Party, especially because of his rhetoric on foreign policy. Hell, that's why even Lew Rockwell & Co. was cheerleading for Trump. So Trump was being portrayed as the candidate who was going to be "outside the Beltway."
However, as we've seen from all of his cabinet picks, Trump is just as cozy with the establishment within his party as Hillary was with those inside of hers. If you can't see right now how Trump is going to go "full retard" when he is officially sworn in, then you have been ignoring all of the signs that indicate that it will take place. But that's what happens when you vote for the lesser of two evils.
But I don't need to wait until Trump is sworn in before I know whether or not he is going to be a status quo President. His whole campaign and, now, his cabinet choices are evidence enough, and I don't need to mention how many times Trump has flip-flopped and contradicted himself on issues: