Go read the rest.

If you can’t control your own destiny, then find someone who can and hand over everything to them. And if someone else crosses your path who is completely outside your world, who exists in the self-assured belief that they control their own destiny… either they must be an elite that you can hand your destiny over to, or they are a threat to your entire world, because they challenge your deepest beliefs, your basest fears, and your ego.

I thought this article explained some of the Washington attitude quite well as I can handle myself quite well, thank you very much. That is a threat on the level of terrorism to them. This provides a little window into that mindset.