The War the Deep State Doesn’t Want to Win

On the campaign bus, Donald J. Trump suggested that he would put a stop to these unwinnable wars… and as recently as last Thursday, he said:

Let the other people take care of it now. Very soon, very soon, we’re coming out… We’re going to get back to our country, where we belong, where we want to be.

Yes, home is where we Americans want to be. But the Pentagon and its crony suppliers can’t make much money if the U.S. minds its own business. And it is now a Deep State requirement that the president gets behind the foreign wars. That means a bigger budget for the military… and more misadventures overseas.