“It has been asked, repeatedly, whether the grifts of Donald Trump and the people around him would ever catch up with them. On Thursday, they caught up to Bannon.” The New Yorker: The Stunning Predictability of Steve Bannon’s “We Build the Wall” Scam.

+ “If irony is dead, it just got resurrected with the fraud arrest—while aboard a $28 million super-yacht—of self-proclaimed Leninist-populist and anti-elitist Steve Bannon.” (I don’t want to be an elitist’s elitist, but by today’s superyacht standards, I’m pretty sure $28 million gets you a dinghy.)

+ WaPo: Each of the three people who led Trump’s 2016 campaign has now faced criminal charges. (That’s one way to create jobs…)