Quips, quotes, queries, qualms and quarrels regarding American politics, politicians, foreign policy and public accountability with particular attention to Drumpfen-putz Administration, the Drumpf Crime Family and the Mueller investigation.
There are two
basic ways of telling a lie. The first, most basic is to invent a story that is
learned by rote and recited by all participants in the lie. Nothing changes in
the false narrative; it is boiler-plate and iron-clad - simple direct and
stubbornly adhered to by the conspiracy of liars.
method of perpetrating a lie is to start with the boiler-plate but, when
continued inquiry proves the lie less than substantial, the false narrative
must change to address the unforeseen hole in the story. This is the proverbial
'can of worms'; the lie must be continually changing as the enquiry becomes
more demanding of details not covered in the previous lies.
witnessed both of these variants utilized by Trump and his minions regarding
the Trump Tower meeting with Russian agents in 2016.
It matters not a
whit how the false narrative morphs. The matter of importance is that the
narrative as presented by Trump and his family is a false one.
His son lied.
His son-in-law lied.
His campaign manager lied.
House spokesperson lied and they all continue to lie, prevaricate, obfuscate,
dissemble, deflect and utilize all of the tactics of lying. If conspiracy against the USA with a foreign
adversary is not considered a 'high crime and misdemeanor' then, what is?
Protect the Mueller investigation.
Protect Rod Rosenstein.
Impeach the president.