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Rick Wilson: Everyone in Trump's Orbit Gets Destroyed, Even Roger Stone

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February 13, 2020 11:31AM ET
Everyone in Trumpís Orbit Gets Destroyed, Even Roger Stone
Attorney General Bill Barr is doing his best Deputy Dog routine for the president, but the fate of Trumpís underlings is inescapable
By Rick Wilson


Itís not every day that a degenerate former swinger and serial scumbag who built a career based on a single line of bullshit and self-fellation so constant and vigorous that it is practically a yogic art form stands before the bar of justice, but here we are. Roger Stone is, as he loves to be, in the center of a national political scandal, and with his sentencing approaching in just days, Stone hoped the Trump ďJusticeĒ Department would save him from a well-deserved sentence of seven to nine years in prison.

Stone earned the recommended sentence not because he is a Trump ally, but because he threatened witnesses, lied to the court and to the House of Representatives, and got caught. Worst of all, he threatened Judge Amy Berman-Jackson online, defied various gag orders, and engaged in his usual rat-fuckery. He made the mistake of thinking that Judge Berman-Jackson is as gullible as the claque of hangers-on, wanna-be catamites, and scumbag errand boys with whom Stone usually surrounds himself.

The Trump media has been bleating for two days now that the original sentence recommended by the career Justice Department officials that Stone serve his twilight years breaking rocks, stamping out license plates, and working in a prison call center was a massive miscarriage of justice, a horror beyond words and reason, and a grim penalty for a wee, decrepit old dandy barely able to totter to the stand in his own defense.

Horseshit. The sentence Stone faced was appropriate because his actions werenít simply a criminal ó and criminally stupid ó defense of the president. They were just one part of a wider assault from the transparently corrupt Trump-Barr kleptocracy on the entire administration of justice in the United States. William Barr, who has taken on the role of Trumpís family attorney, put his greasy thumb on the scale this week, demanding the U.S. attorneys in the case reduce Stoneís recommended sentence.

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As Trump seeks to settle scores, terrify future witnesses, and generally act out all the fantasies in his authoritarian spank bank, Barr is his chief fluffer. Trumpís fantasy of having another Roy Cohn has come to life, with all of Cohnís mendacity and amorality, but in a size 54 stout from Menís Warehouse.

Stone deserved everything in the first sentencing memo. Every minute. He deserves to be dragged from the courtroom in shackles and issued his itchy, federal prison poly-cotton orange scrubs. Karmically, he deserves it because he was one of Trumpís lifelong enablers, and because once Trump was elected, Stone trafficked in the most lunatic and corrosive conspiracy theories under the sun. Stoneís gift for sleaze-bag political tactics was always that ó tactical. He was great at piling on a wounded victim (see Elliot Spitzer), but it was Trump that kept Stone afloat for decades.

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https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/political-commentary/roger-stone-bill-barr-donald-trump-impeachment-justice-department-952253/

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Liberalhammer Feb 13 #1
lagomorph777 Feb 13 #2
berksdem Feb 13 #3
gademocrat7 Feb 13 #4
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:58 PM

1. Bill Barr's turn

 

Is soon I hope.

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Response to Liberalhammer (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:14 PM

2. Barr's turn in the barrel.

Gonna need a bigger barrel.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:17 PM

3. Rick Wilson

surely has a way with words!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:22 PM

4. Spot on

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 07:55 PM

5. Let's make sure his re-election campaign is next in line to get destroyed

n/t

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