Matt Yglesias is certainly ideal:
I think it is necessary to understand that even if incontrovertible proof of collusion and lawbreaking emerges, 97% of the folks who are still with Trump today will keep supporting him after the pivot to an explicit "collusion readies because it helped us win" message.President Donald Trump wouldn't"necessarily"be in"
any legal jeopardy "if he knew about the notorious 2016 Trump Tower conference, as claimed Thursday by his former personal lawyer, inning accordance with The Wall Street Journal writer Kimberly Strassel."I believe the bigger point here is, exists a criminal activity
? And it undoubtedly was not a crime for [Donald] Trump Jr. to meet with this Russian national and discover out what she needed to discuss,"Strassel stated on Fox News '"The Ingraham Angle."" It's likewise not a criminal activity for [the president] to have had previous knowledge of it, either," she told Fox News host Laura Ingraham."The question is, has [Trump]
ever under oath stated that he didn't understand? Was he in any circumstance where he might be considered as having lied to federal law enforcement? I'm not actually sure that holds true," Strassel included. "So it's another potentially bad heading if it holds true. However I'm not always sure it's any legal jeopardy." He lied about what we now understand was a conspiracy by a hostile power to subvert our
elections. Did he swear on a Bible before lying? That's exactly what's important!President Donald Trump's taped 2016 discussion with his then-personal attorney Michael Cohen on purchasing the rights to a Playboy
model's story of a supposed affair is"not illegal,"though it might be awkward, former White House chief of personnel Reince Priebus said Tuesday throughout an exclusive interview on Fox News'" The Ingraham Angle." ↓ Story continues below ↓" At the really worst, it might be embarrassing, however it's not unlawful," Priebus(revealed above) told Fox News host Laura Ingraham."
Something I have found out from being out of the sort of spotlight and the daily grind is that when you return to Wisconsin and Michigan and Ohio ... I have actually not found a bachelor who is swayed by any of these stories [that are] an enormous monetary advantage to ... cable news, and especially a few other networks."The bar is so low we're going to have to send SEAL divers to find it.Meanwhile, FoxNews.com has chosen that the most important story in America right now is< a href =http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/07/27/pelosi-describes-911-attacks-as-incident-suggests-gop-weaker-on-border-than-democrats.html >
this: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi explained the Sept. 11, 2001, horror attacks as an "occurrence "during her weekly press conference Thursday.The outlandish slip-up about the deadliest attack on U.S. soil came during a conversation in which Pelosi criticized the Trump administration's position on migration and its claims that the Democrats have been weak on border security ..." We have a duty to protect our borders.
All our borders. Let's make no mistake about that. Democrats have been strong on that point. All of our borders,"Pelosi told the press reporters." In truth, I said to a few of you in the past, when we had the 9/11 occurrence and the commission was formed-- and they made their suggestions-- they made recommendations to protect America, however the Republicans would never take them up. And a few of it was about our borders. The Republicans would never ever take them up,"she added.Even President
George W. Bush called 9/11 an "incident" as soon as: On September the 11th, 2001, our country was challenged by a brand-new sort of war. See, we're at war. This is a war. This isn't really a single isolated event. We are now in the very first
war of the 21st century. And then-candidate Donald Trump referred to the Pulse club massacre as an"occurrence": Horrific incident in FL. Wishing all the victims & their households. When will this stop? When will we get difficult, wise & vigilant?As the news gets even worse, so will the justifications and evasions. The Trump enablers are undoubtedly saving a few justifications for later on.