From Jonathan Bernstein:
He’s best thought of not in terms of whatever goals he might have, but in terms of the means he embraced. He’s an amateur Newt Gingrich — but where Gingrich’s operating principle was to blow up specific government institutions in order to achieve some harebrained future utopia, Bannon seems to believe in blowing up the whole nation. Gingrich, alas, was very good at destruction; the House of Representative still suffers from his legacy. Bannon? Much less so.