o manafort, manafort! wherefore art thou?

Well, there you go. Mueller got Manafort. Major victory for the Russia investigation. The fifth and most important member of the Trump presidential campaign to plead guilty to criminal activity. This has GOT to be making heads explode in FreeRepublicLand, right? I mean, c’mon — Trump’s campaign manager? Surely FreeRepublic will be discussing Manafort’s decision to cooperate with the Special Counsel. Right?

So, first page of ‘Latest Articles’ and what’ve we got? There’s a post about Comrade Trump holding an event in Las Vegas — okay, so what. One about women getting tattoos of Ruth Bader Ginsburg — that’s cool. Two posts about something Trump tweeted about Obama saying he’d visited 57 states — sure, that clearly needs discussing. Something about the Dallas Cowboys having low ratings — probably because of Kaepernick. A post called ‘Hot Mic Catches Tender Moment Between Trump and Melania’ — I don’t even want to know what constitutes a ‘tender moment’ for Trump. But no Manafort. Maybe on the next page.

A tender moment.

Okay, page two. Something about Pakistan banning foreign cheese — who knew radical conservatives were fromage fanciers? A post about Ronald Reagan’s letter to his dying father-in-law — probably something inspirational; I hate inspirational shit. One about Trump ‘pushing back’ against his divorce lawyer, who is apparently writing a book about being Trump’s divorce lawyer — and Trump responds: “I’ve had nothing but victories, so it’s sad that somebody you can’t take to Washington for obvious reasons wants to write a book.” Not sure what counts as a ‘victory’ in divorce settlements, but okay. A couple of posts on the opponents to the Kavanaugh nomination — it appears they were loud and disruptive and not at all respectful. Maybe they should have just taken a knee? Still nothing on Manafort.

Imran Saleh and a 22 pound havarti in his artisanal cheese shop in Lahore.

Page three. Post about the Texas Board of Education removing Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from history books — apparently a good thing because Keller was “a raving left-wing, flagburning Socialist”. Something about Trump adding still more tariffs on Chinese goods — yay America. An angry post about the Women’s National Basketball Association champions not being interested in an invitation to the White House — this is evidence that “leftists ruin everything: politics, sports, journalism, academia, the workplace, sex.” One about a guy in Little Rock who waved a ‘blue line’ flag outside a Nike shop — the ‘blue line’ flag is a ‘pro-police’ flag which I guess is a response to Kaepernick, because all politics are now about a quarterback who hasn’t played a game since New Year’s Day 2017. There’s a post about looting after the hurricane, and another declaring Kamala Harris will never be president, and still nothing about Manafort.

Some guy in Arkansas waving a blue line flag in front of a Nike shop for America.

Nothing on page four, nothing on page five, nothing on page six. I don’t know how much more of this I can take. It’s beginning to look like nobody named Paul Manafort actually exists in FreeRepublicLand.

Paul Manafort, Trump Campaign Manager & Felon

Until, at long last, on page seven of ‘Latest Articles’ we see this:

Manafort Implicates Tony Podesta — the Clinton-Connected Super Lobbyist

And this:

Now that Manafort has pleaded guilty, Mueller HAS to indict the Podesta Brothers

So nailing Manafort is only important because it possibly maybe inculpates the brother of the former chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign whose email account was hacked by the Russians?

Reading the comments in both posts, it’s clear that in the eyes of FreeRepublic the Podesta brothers, evil though they are, aren’t the real criminals. The REAL criminals who colluded with Russia are two noted communists, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

It’s been suggested Hillary and Barack also colluded with Sauron. And slept with orcs. Pre-teen orcs. In the cellar of a lembas pizza parlor in Rivendell. I mean, isn’t it obvious? But the Fake News will never report this.

 

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4 thoughts on “o manafort, manafort! wherefore art thou?

  1. Major victory for those opposed to the Constitution is more like it. Nothing like your support of a bloodless coup. Threaten countless people with a lifetime in prison unless they plead guilty to some lesser charge and state publicly how they will support the investigation. You lefties are truly a bunch of sick fucks who are willing to destroy lives, destroy the constitution, and destroy the will of the electorate just because you lost an election and do not like the policies of the guy elected. Sick and evil are all of you.

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    • Yep. I’m proud to be a sick and evil liberal. Wanna join our cult? Praise Satan and George Soros who pays me $1000 every time I troll a god-fearin’, decent American conservative.

      FYI this was all type out while I knelt during the playing of the national anthem (note the lower case) at a Little League baseball game.

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    • Hey Billy. Let me address your points. Support for a bloodless coup — I assume this refers to the desire of many of us to impeach Comrade Trump for high crimes and all that. Tell me how that’s worse than the violent armed revolution/second civil war threatened by so many conservatives while Obama was president.

      Threatening people with a lifetime in prison unless they plead guilty to some lesser charge — you’re referring to Manafort’s convictions and guilty pleas, I guess. Do you really think the DOJ and the FBI, after decades of persecuting left-wing groups, spontaneously decided to become rabid liberals? Do you really think lifelong Republicans like Mueller decided to violate their oaths and the Constitution in order to…what? See Trump out of office and install Mike Pence as president? C’mon.

      As for destroying the will of the electorate, the electorate chose Hillary Clinton by a few million votes. You’re thinking about the will of the Electoral College. And let’s face it, Trump only won that because of the help of a hostile foreign nation.

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