Of Generals and Ideologists
President-Elect Donald Trump is surrounding himself with high-rank generals, orthodox conservatives and millionaire businessmen. He hasn't picked up yet his Secretary of State to complete his Cabinet, one of the most atypical governments in the history of the United States, according to Marc Bassets, chief correspondent in Washington for Spain leading newspaper El País.
When John Kennedy formed his cabinet, vice president Lyndon B.Johnson commented that he had selected “the bright and the brightest”, but he was worried because they had no political experience. In the case of Donald Trump, it won’t be not only the lack of experience, but the abundance of generals, lieutenants and millionaires.
Read the political analysis about Trump's new Cabinet published today in El País.