Winners and Losers from Steve Bannon’s Ouster

WINNERS: 

Game of Thrones: Was referenced by people close to Bannon today, which just might provide this little-known fantasy series with the popularity boost its fans have long felt it deserves

ClickHole: Can now be officially recognized for publishing the seminal account of the Bannon era

Democrats: Now that the administration’s sole remaining bastion of conservative thought is gone, have regained control of the White House

The basest, most minimally acceptable modicum of sense and decency: It’s too early to say for sure, but Bannon’s firing may give renewed hope to long-suffering fans of this venerable standard of conduct

Jared Kushner: Because in this world, at least one awful person always emerges as a Winner

LOSERS: 

White supremacy: Okay, yeah, the ouster of a fanatically racist presidential strategist doesn’t make up for the President all-but endorsing white supremacist groups earlier this week, but come on, let us have this one

Breitbart: lol their story about Steve Bannon’s ouster is literally just copy-pasting The New York Times 

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Stephen Miller: As we all know, Stephens derive their strength from numbers—so Bannon’s departure leaves Miller in real trouble

Mike Pence: No. Oh, no. No, no, no, no, no, no, no. No. This is all happening too soon. Too soon for Mike. Much too much too much too much too soon. Mike is not ready yet. Mike thought he would have longer. Longer to prepare to be President Mike. Mike needed that time to prepare. This is not good for Mike. Not good at all.

The notion that Donald Trump will, despite his inexperience in government, succeed as President thanks to his knack for hiring the best, most qualified people to assist him and fill his Cabinet: l m a o

Steve Bannon: To rub salt in the wound, here’s an amazing GIF of him looking terrified in the presence of Arabs

Top image: Gage Skidmore

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