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sofa king

(10,857 posts)
9. Someone's personal assistant.
Sat Oct 28, 2017, 02:06 PM
Oct 2017

I've had some glimpses inside of what goes on in DC's politics. Long since, I've given up resisting the urge to correct statements like "Paul Manafort contacted X and met at Y" and simply gone along with it.

But that's not how it really works. When we toss around the names of DC heavy-hitters, what we're really talking about is an administrative team--at least one person and sometimes dozens--who execute the plans. They maintain the contact information, do the back-channel and low level planning, organize and know the details, make the flight and hotel reservations, clean up the information trail, and so on.

Many of those heavy hitters have more than one staff, one for their personal work and one for their professional office, and sometimes one for their criminal work, and when that's the case, there's always someone who ties it all together, who knows or can find out who was responsible for what.

That's who I would identify and nail to the wall first. Do that and everyone who contacted that person, which includes everyone involved, says, "oh, shit!"

Who is the indictment for? [View all] BainsBane Oct 2017 OP
Some Trump moron on MSNBC C_U_L8R Oct 2017 #1
LOL BainsBane Oct 2017 #2
Just call the RNC and they will give you a lying ass clown marylandblue Oct 2017 #3
Some tool on MSNBC MontanaMama Oct 2017 #4
Lol. No. bearsfootball516 Oct 2017 #5
I know it is crazy MontanaMama Oct 2017 #7
Wanted to choose two: cilla4progress Oct 2017 #6
Manafort was told that he would be indicted, his house has been raided, and is a long time big shot Not Ruth Oct 2017 #27
Vote for Page (easy to flip) but think there could be someone else erronis Oct 2017 #8
Someone's personal assistant. sofa king Oct 2017 #9
Interesting BainsBane Oct 2017 #10
Absolutely. sofa king Oct 2017 #11
You may be right. NT fleur-de-lisa Oct 2017 #20
Who says... GeorgeGist Oct 2017 #12
No one, precisely BainsBane Oct 2017 #14
Rebekah Mercer Madam45for2923 Oct 2017 #13
We can dream. BainsBane Oct 2017 #15
Yes! Starting to think she had more of a hands on role than we thought before. Madam45for2923 Oct 2017 #16
If she is to be indicted BainsBane Oct 2017 #17
Yep but it has been done! Madam45for2923 Oct 2017 #18
No one voted for Oswald BainsBane Oct 2017 #19
Probably a name we haven't heard of. n/t musicblind Oct 2017 #21
a distinct possibility. nt BainsBane Oct 2017 #22
Until they indict Meredith McIver... sagesnow Oct 2017 #23
Yep, I do believe this ghost of a woman is Mastermind Extraordinaire. 2gether w/her hubby John Baron Madam45for2923 Oct 2017 #25
Col Mustard, w/ the Candlestick, in the Libeary Nevernose Oct 2017 #24
Seriously: Buzzfeeds Manafort money laundering report Nevernose Oct 2017 #26
Hope you posted this in LBN or sagesnow Oct 2017 #29
There is no question Manafort will be indicted BainsBane Oct 2017 #31
How about the Keebler Elf? Kleveland Oct 2017 #28
I did think of including him BainsBane Oct 2017 #30
It's for US! It's our Halloween treat. The bigger indictments will be our Xmas present-- tblue37 Oct 2017 #32
Manafort ClarendonDem Oct 2017 #33
He had a contract in the Ukraine BainsBane Oct 2017 #34
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