We have been told it’s a crazy right-wing conspiracy theory to believe that some public servants, mostly in the fields of intelligence, law enforcement and diplomacy, might cooperate in informal cabals to pursue their preferred policies regardless of who is in power and to protect their fiefdoms from oversight, interference and the executive, legislative and judicial control. . . .
This narrative is now officially old and busted. The new and hot one: the Deep State exists and it’s good.
Related: "The State Department’s been fighting presidents since long before Trump," "No, The Deep State Isn’t A Bunch Of Unbiased Patriots Who Deserve Our Gratitude," and "The Deep State Comes Out Of The Shadows".