The Not-So-Deep State

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Late in 2016, there was this widely-disseminated canard that proposed the “deep state” arranged Trump to get elected so that the economic collapse could be blamed on him. Although I’m not a conspiracy kook, in a fever of confirmation bias, I sort of “bought” that claim as well. Let’s see how the Deep State is doing, shall we? Here’s the Dow Industrials..….
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Up over 5000 points since the election. My goodness. OK, how about the S&P 500?

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Urf. OK. Well, let’s go broader still. What about the Russell 2000?

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I see. Closing at the highest levels in the history of humanity.

Either the Deep State really, really sucks at what they do…………or else this whole notion of a secret, sinister committee was a big load of horseshit, kind of like how the Rothschilds control all the media and banking.

I’m guessing it’s the latter.

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