This is a reasonably fair profile.
Bannon is the son of pro-union blue collar Democrats. He served as a naval officer and worked in the Pentagon. He found success on Wall Street at Goldman Sachs, but strikes a populist message.
“Why would you be discontented with a system that reeks with crony capitalism for the wealthy but robs economic opportunity from our middle class?” Bannon said at a Tax Day Tea Party rally in April 2010.