I'm working on something potentially big regarding Trump and Breitbart and the intelligence community. Maybe it will come to nothing; maybe this line of investigation will turn out to be of real significance. While I'm working on it, I'd like to toss out a very general question:
Do you have a theory of Breitbart?
Who ARE these guys and how did they become so important? I never did understand where the money came from.
Trump recently made the news by hiring the Breitbart National Security Editor, Sebastian Gorka.
He's no lightweight -- in fact, we should be stunned that a guy like this would align himself with a website most people consider on the fringe. Although Gorka seems to have scrubbed his personal website, the Wayback Machine makes it available
If Breitbart is just the "gateway to the Alt-Right" -- why did this
guy join up?
But this is not the only evidence we have that Breitbart has been seriously spooked up for a long, long time. And that is a matter of serious concern, because Breitbart is also pro-Putin and (many would argue) overly friendly to racists. If Trumpism is an outgrowth of the Breitbart phenonemon, then how do we interpret Breitbart's sub rosa relationship with the intelligence community? Is the intel community truly at odds with Trump, or did they help create