Sunday, June 18, 2017

Pubbies Won't Work for Trump? Advice for Them

It is reported (I know, it's the WaPo) that Pubbies are not answering the call from Trump to work in his administration.

...[His] volatile temperament makes them nervous. They are asking head-hunters if their reputations could suffer permanent damage, according to 27 people...WaPo quoted at HotAir

Answer:  No.  (But I don't think that's the real reason, anyway.  More on that below.)

About 30 years ago, a local company was headed up by its owner, a very bright guy, also with a "volatile temperament."  He was an engineer, and his company went through sales and marketing management people like poop through a goose.  Seriously.  Typical tenure was 6-12 months, with 4 weeks not uncommon.

The company grew despite that, largely because the products were very good.

But in the marketplace, getting fired by that clown was NOT a career-ender; in fact, it was almost a mark of pride.  Other employers didn't even bother to check references with that company; they all knew that anyone working there was going to be a short-timer, so there was no "black mark" on the resume.

Moving on:  I suspect that the REAL reason these folks won't go there is this:  Trump is not a good-little-boy "Republican".  The thrust and direction of his administration is antinomian, which good little Republicans do not understand, nor do they like.  Being antinomian is being anti-Establishment.  See what the problem is??  Besides, their "NeverTrumper" pals won't invite them to cocktail parties any more.  Imagine a lifetime without Egg McMuffin!!

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