Did #Erik Prince the chief of Blackwater really meet ##trump, an undisclosed Russian and the United Arab Emirates in the #Seychelles?

A spokesman for #Erik Prince said this week that Erik had no role whatsoever in the Trump transition team and that he had noting to the do with the President either. They said: “Why is the so-called under-resourced intelligence community messing around with surveillance of American citizens when they should be hunting terrorists?”

This sounds like the sort of #Bannon-inflected response to such media investigations. Shoot the messengers. Make the public doubt the press and the government agencies as well so that Trump et al can exist in a cozy little bubble of delusion.

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Governance issues with Trump

It's a familiar strategy that the #Trump administration has adopted in its many querulous and burdensome issues with #governance and legality. If you make the public doubt their grasp on reality, much like a narcissist does, then everyone will find reality too confronting to deal with and bow in defeat.