Letter from America: The Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse

After floods, fires and pestilence in the US, Steve Bannon reinvents himself as a new force of destruction

12th September, 2017
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Pic: Getty

Floods, fires and pestilence. For the past ten days three of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse have marauded up and down the United States, leaving chaos and destruction in their wake.

On the West Coast, wildfires have blazed out of control, forcing evacuations and laying waste to tens of thousands of acres. The charred landscapes of Oregon and California resemble passages from ‘The Road’, Cormac McCarthy’s dystopian account of a journey across a post-cataclysmic...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m

State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract

Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll

Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent