The white hat
We were all hoping for a bombshell, although we were steeled to settle for a slow building of the cases.
What Robert S. Mueller III did today was nothing short of detonating a tactical nuclear device over the Trump regime.
The indictments of Paul Manafort and Richard Gates were the shot across the bow. But the flipping of heretofore unknown 30 year old dumbass George Papadopoulos was the equivalent of torpedoing a ship which was already listing.
It appears that Papadopoulos was a low-enough-level functionary that he could be used as an intermediary between the campaign and Russia. He wouldn't raise any immediate alarms. However, in the irony of all ironies, there was an email trail. Papadopoulos lied to the FBI, was caught out in his lies, and flipped with the alacrity of an acrobat high on speed. A 30-year old gonef won't want to spend his salad days in a Federal penitentiary.
Have no doubt about what Mueller is saying with today's events: He has the information he needs to nail Donald Trump. He's now in the process of dotting i's and crossing t's. From all indications, Gates had no idea he was under investigation, as he had no lawyer and was represented by a public defender at his bail hearing. If people as unknown as he and Papadopoulos were caught in the net, no one is safe.
Buckle up, kids. This is an E-ticket ride.
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