Why Is Steve Bannon So Misunderstood?

What he wants for America is very simple

Lucy M.
6 min readOct 23, 2021


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Steve Bannon needs no introduction. He is arguably the brains behind the MAGA movement— a banner we have all come to appreciate is simply a fundraising vehicle.

But make no mistake, Steve Bannon is not here to waste anybody’s time, he deals heavily in the business of providing simple answers.

Let’s explore;

What Steve Bannon hopes for America is simple — the expression of the undiluted will of a group of people he calls the silent majority. He insists that it is he and he alone who understands the political will of these people.

He also believes that this group of people is heavily cushioned by their first amendment rights and as such can and should do whatever they damn well please without any fear of consequences.

Bannon’s anti—pluralist sentiments tell another one of his convictions; Only a movement like his has the right to choose representatives. All other contenders for power are illegitimate.

Steve Bannon also harbors an apocalyptic worldview that encourages him to deeply detest the establishment who he proclaims will be the eventual casualties of a supposedly impending and unstoppable wave of populism triumphing…



Lucy M.

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