Leave it to Donald: every day has to be a bigtime news day — if not, Trump fears people will forget all about him as they organize nationwide to elect Joe Biden.
Trump outdoes himself 24/7 as he panders to his rapidly shrinking base. Recent polls show that seniors who voted for him four years ago are deserting him for Joe Biden, in droves, and the Lincoln Project, a group of prominent Republicans, is gaining strength every day in its robust campaign to elect Biden.
In today’s Times, Nick Akerman, a former Watergate prosecutor, has a fine column, “Did Mueller Ever Have a Chance Against Trump and Stone?” (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/opinion/roger-stone-trump-mueller.html?referringSource=articleShare).
See also https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/13/politics/roger-stone-donald-trump-commutation/index.html, where Stone, straining credibility as always, denies that Trump commuted him in exchange for Stone’s protecting him during the Mueller Investigation.
Moments ago, our Chief International Correspondent, associate solitary reporter Larry Theis, and our Moscow-based associate solitary reporter, Foma Kheroshonsky, were on hand at the Kremlin as President Forever Vladimir Putin welcomed Stone to his lavish suite.
The two embraced, then settled down for a long night of vodka, as they laid plans for an elaborate ceremony to be broadast to all eleven time zones in Russia, in which Putin will officially welcome Stone as Trump’s Ambassador to Putinia. Stone replaces John J. Sullivan, a close personal friend of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
Trump never bothered to consult Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, he just did it, but Mitch told our Chief Congressional Correspondent, associate solitary reporter Melissa Smith, that “I couldn’t agree more with Mr. Trump."