Burke and Bannon? Quite the good law firm. Expensive, but you get what you pay for.
Many conspiracy theories as to reason for abdication; not resignation. A CEO resigns. A Pope, King or Queen abdicate. Significant difference. I believe Benedict was emotionally overwhelmed with the bysantinepolitics. He has looked much happier since stepping aside not down.
I miss him more and more.
Please comment with charity and avoid ad hominem attacks. I exercise the right to delete comments I find inappropriate. If you use your real name there is a better chance your comment will stay put.