( CNN) One is the self-proclaimed Dark Lord in the House of Trump( you may call it the White House ). Profane, self-certain and supremely ambitious, Stephen Bannon looks like the old, scarred survivor of more combats than he can remember. His approach to government calls for destroying much of it, as per the so-called alt-right political movement, which insures him as an inspiration. “Dick Cheney. Darth Vader. Satan. That’s power, ” he says.