CNN: The people you don’t know who could be running the government on Friday

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Will Truman

Will Truman is the Editor-in-Chief of Ordinary Times. He is also on Twitter.

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  1. Avatar Damon says:

    The deep state runs itself nicely without any need for political oversight, aka the cover of “elected gov’t”.Report

    • Avatar Morat20 in reply to Damon says:

      Actually it doesn’t. There’s quite a bit that can’t be done without, at the minimum, the signatures of certain appointed positions.

      In the sense that the government keeps the lights on, pays it’s staff, continues to disburse money for existing contracts, the courts stay open, etc — yes.

      Which is, one would think, how you want it. To use the much-vaunted “business” analogy, you wouldn’t want a company to be unable to do any productive work when it’s been freshly bought out and the new board members still in flux.Report

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