“Meanwhile, the inclusion of Bannon, the former head of the far-right outlet Breitbart News, suggests another direction entirely. Rumored to be have been considered for chief of staff himself, Bannon “would have been the insurgent choice” for the top aide job, Eyder says. He is “known for his no-holds-barred approach to politics and his popularity among the alt-right,” as NPR’s Sarah McCammon reported last week.”
Here’s how they could have described him:
Steve Bannon is a white supremacist, anti-semite, and a domestic abuser.
Not saying those things – instead saying that he’s “far-right” and “insurgent” – is what normalization looks like.