The ‘Deep State’ is the pervasive engine of social, political and economic control, largely impervious to the views or demands of elected representatives, or the people.
Its dominance is achieved and perpetuated through its control of narratives, and the contingent monopoly of expertise and authority.
Once the legitimacy of the expertise and authority is questioned, control of the narrative itself is imperilled.
‘The Deep State’s dominant narratives are crumbling’ ~ article by Charles Hugh Smith https://desultoryheroics.com/2017/03/27/the-deep-states-dominant-narratives-and-authority-are-crumbling/
On four core issues : Trump = Obama = Bush = Clinton
1) More war
2) Making the rich richer (Wall Street puppets)
3) Spying on American citizens
4) Supporting dictators who sponsor terrorism