By Tyler Durden
Following the biggest political news of the day, namely Donald Trump’s official announcement that RNC chairman, Reince Priebus, will serve as his chief of staff while Stephen Bannon will serve as chief strategist and senior counselor, the political and pundit response – as manifsted by statements on Twitter – splintered. On one hand, pundits and politicians praised establishment figure Priebus – for obvious reasons as he is seen as a symbolic figure in how Trump approaches the so-called “swamp”; on the other hand political outsider Steve Bannon – the head of Breitbart News and the person directly responsible for getting Trump elected as CEO of his presidential campaign, was furiously criticized.
Fellow Wisconsinites Paul Ryan and Scott Walker praised the choice for chief of staff, while former Ted Cruz staffer Amanda Carpenter said Priebus would “make the trains run” in the White House.
I’m very proud and excited for my friend @Reince. Congrats!
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) November 13, 2016
Reince will be an outstanding Chief of Staff! Congrats to our fellow cheesehead! ????
— Scott Walker (@ScottWalker) November 13, 2016
Let’s be real. Reince is going to make the trains run while Trump and …read more