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Kudlow-and-Pompeo Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency and SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

All the President’s Yes Men

In short order, Donald Trump has replaced Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state and selected Larry Kudlow, a television personality and provocateur, as his top economic adviser. To most observers, the message is clear: Trump is dispensing with the "adults in the room" and surrounding himself with loyalists who will indulge his every impulse.

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