Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Collusion Confusion edition

Well, that’s what I get for trying to take some time off.  I was going to extend my sabbatical for another week, since Barbara is up in Seattle visiting her brother, and I’m well-stocked on hookers and blow – and then some Freeper has to post THIS :

Wow : Donald Trump Jr. Releases the Emails — and They Look a lot Like, Um, Collusion

Townhall ^ | July 11, 2017 | Guy Benson

Posted on 7/11/2017, 4:54:35 PM by righttackle44

Earlier today, here at Townhall and on Fox News, I said that more information needed to be gathered before anyone should declare the Donald Trump, Jr. story a bombshell or a dud. First and foremost, I argued, it would be very helpful to see the actual emails that preceded the now-infamous June meeting, which the New York Times claimed would demonstrate that the president’s son was well aware of the alleged source and nature of the promised anti-Clinton information (which never materialized) in advance.

The Times story was rooted in unnamed sources who characterized, but apparently did not produced, the messages in question. In order to determine if the documents were being mischaracterized, we should see them, I said. About an hour later, Donald Trump, Jr. tweeted the full four-page exchange, which Cortney relayed here. Trump Jr. cast his tweets as efforts at full transparency, but one can’t help but wonder if there was another pressing motive at play: He preempted the Times, which had the chain and was about to run with it. In any case, the content of these emails was, in my case, literally jaw-dropping.

Trump Jr’s associate alerted him to the supposed existence of highly sensitive information regarding wrongdoing tied to Mrs. Clinton, telling him that it would be furnished by a “Russian government attorney” who was representing “Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump” (who now claims she wasn’t tied to the Kremlin). To which Trump Jr. replied, “if it’s what you say I love it.”

This couldn’t be much clearer: And these shifts look really bad, especially when you read the quote from March in which Trump Jr. flatly denies meeting with any Russian nationals in arranged meetings: .

And the comment from the Freeper who posted this heresy??

Wait for it…..

Not good.
1 posted on 7/11/2017, 4:54:35 PM by righttackle44
NoShitSherlock
Don’t worry – the Freeper molehill-out-of-a-mountain squad is on the case!
To: righttackle44

 

Show me where collusion in a campaign is against the law.

3 posted on 7/11/2017, 4:56:07 PM by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There’d be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)

To: 2ndDivisionVet

 

Pearls??? Where are my pearls??? I think I have the vapours…

5 posted on 7/11/2017, 4:57:22 PM by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation camp?)

Well, if you don’t lay off the baked beans, that’s bound to happen.

To: hal ogen 

I was going to post that but I’ve been on the floor after reading this…

Those were some pretty powerful vapours, for sure.

NOW Don Jr. is DONE for sure!

(cripes EVERY political campaign is “collusion” by this definition)

11 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:00:56 PM by bigbob (People say believe half of what you see son and none of what you hear – M. Gaye)

And of course, there’s the ever-popular “My next door neighbour is a murderer, so my being one isn’t a crime” trope :
To: righttackle44

 

Get back to me when they are through with Hillary’s collusion.

12 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:01:12 PM by jch10 (Laughing my Ossoff at the Democrats!)

Once in a while, a Freeper dares to swim against the flow :
To: righttackle44

 

Looks a lot like…honest journalism, er sumpthin’ close to this old geezer American!

8 posted on 7/11/2017, 4:59:40 PM by gunnyg (“A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever…)

What?? From those notorious commies over at Townhall?  Say it ain’t so!
To: righttackle44

 

It IS a matter of credibility. It may not be against the law or policy, but we would condemn the same series of events if the Clintons or Barack the Pretender or Schumer, or any other of the leftist beasts did it.

9 posted on 7/11/2017, 4:59:59 PM by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)

Of course, upright Gawd-fearing Amurican Freepers have a succinct answer for this kind of namby-pamby stuff :
To: righttackle44

 

fk off.

13 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:01:54 PM by Eddie01

My my – do you kiss your mother with that mouth?
If so, is tongue involved?
More after the thingy that takes you to the other thingy when you click on it…

Speculation on why The Darnold (Junior Edition) even did this :
To: righttackle44

 

matters not to me except people should be treated consistently on both sides. That’s not happening.

Not sure why he released the emails. Why not ignore the whole deal?

19 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:04:01 PM by plain talk
To: JBW1949

 

He had to release them because the NYT was going to.

I don’t like any lying or hiding on DJT Jr’s part. Look what a feeding frenzy he has caused from not being open about this from day one.

15 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:02:23 PM by Yaelle

Well, there is that…
To: righttackle44

 

I agree. While I have generally been highly skeptical of a lot of these so called reports because of where most of them are coming from. this is not coming from the leftist press.  I am not sure if this is illegal, but it is disturbing. I am forced to ask myself what would we be saying if it was one of the Clinton Cartel who was getting dirt on Trump from a foreign power? I am reserving judgement here, but you are right. This doesn’t look good.

34 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:12:48 PM by NRx (A man of integrity passes his father’s civilization to his son, without selling it off to strangers.)

COMMIE!!!!
Oh – waitaminnit………never mind. I keep flashing back to when the RWNJs hated them some Russkies.
McCarthyList
In the “Asked And Answered” department:
To: NRx
I am forced to ask myself what would we be saying if it was one of the Clinton Cartel who was getting dirt on Trump from a foreign power? — 

Your reaction would depend on the quality of the dirt, and how that quality was represented.

We have a dim view of the dodgey dossier, because it is dodgey and full of falsehood.

51 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:21:18 PM by Cboldt
TrumpLeakers
And the deflection award of the week goes to –
To: NRx
. I am not sure if this is illegal, but it is disturbing. 

It would be disturbing if Don Jr. hadn’t met with the woman. If there is evidence of more criminal behavior by the Clintons, someone needs to find out about it and relay it to the FBI.

59 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:25:15 PM by Kazan
I love you guys.
And, since it’s never too late to attack the messenger :
To: righttackle44

 

The left is relying on morons such as yourself to help advance their narrative.

Pat yourself on the back for helping them, moron.

73 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:45:54 PM by chris37 (Donald J. Trump, Tom Brady, The Patriots… American Destiny!)

commiescleese
Fuck.
What am I going to do with all these “commie” memes now?
Fire sale!
To: 2ndDivisionVet

 

“Show me where collusion in a campaign is against the law.”

52 U.S. Code § 30121 – Contributions and donations by foreign nationals

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/52/30121

It’s prohibited for a person to solicit a thing of value to a campaign from a foreign national.

These emails show that Donald Trump Jnr thought this lawyer was a foreign national with valuable material about the Clinton campaign. His attempting to arrange a meeting with her to obtain this material, that’s solicitation.

It might not have led anywhere, but it doesn’t have to. Just trying to get materials of value from a foreign national still breaks the law.

Junior may actually have got himself in a spot of bother here. Certainly I wouldn’t expect this story to go anywhere soon.

86 posted on 7/11/2017, 5:58:40 PM by The Numbers (God, Family and Country is Right.)

Other than that, OK?
To: RummyChick

 

Not sure about disclosure, but Manafort of all people should have known the meeting wasn’t a good idea.

92 posted on 7/11/2017, 6:00:13 PM by gov_bean_ counter

Manafort was probably too busy lobbying for Viktor Yanukovych, and registering as a foreign agent to give them his input.
Just guessing.
To: gov_bean_ counter

 

Politico claiming manafort is disavowing by saying he didnt read the whole email chain

Kushner has already thrown Jr under the bus

The problem they have with all of this is that they dont know what tapes etc may be out there of all the players by different countries who were spying..and people who may have been recording themselves for protection

At this point Jr should be considering himself an adverse party to kushner. Hopefully mob lawyer he just hired gets that point across.

112 posted on 7/11/2017, 6:17:33 PM by RummyChick (can we switch Don,Jr for Prince Kush and his flak jacket. From Yacht Party to Warzone ready to wear.)

That reminds me – we haven’t had a Messenger Sniper in almost twenty posts now….
To: righttackle44

 

You are such a pajama boy.
Are you curled up with your Teddy Bear?

100 posted on 7/11/2017, 6:03:37 PM by tennmountainman (“Prophet Mountainman” Predicter Of All Things RINO…for a small pittanc)

You can set your watch by them.
See you good people next Monday.
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One thought on “Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – Collusion Confusion edition

  1. Snarki, child of Loki says:

    DJT Jr, is looking more and more like Fredo.

    More and more of a liability for The Don. Bannon might have to take Fredo for a little boating trip and explain how it’s ‘just bizness’.

    Liked by 1 person

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