Author’s note: This article does not constitute an endorsement of Donald Trump. Quite the opposite. The focus is on an unfolding constitutional crisis.
While Trump has put together a right wing cabinet of “reactionaries” which largely conforms to the mainstay of the Republican Party, the bi-partisan “entente cordiale” is in crisis. The powerful corporate interests which supported the Clinton candidacy remain intent upon undermining Trump’s accession to the White House.
Global capitalism is by no means monolithic. What is at stake are
fundamental rivalries within the US establishment marked by the
clash between competing corporate factions, each of which is intent upon
exerting control over the incoming US presidency. In this
regard, Trump is not entirely in the pocket of the lobby groups. ...