At this point, I kinda half expect Trump to release the pee tape to distract us from all the treason his campaign and family have committed.
For months, Donald Trump has been screaming “fake news” and that the Russia story is a hoax perpetuated by Democrats as an excuse for losing an election they should have won. Trump has whined about losing the popular vote and made up conspiracy theories for why he lost, like voter fraud. He’s insecure that Russia might have influenced his electoral victory but swears that Putin didn’t help him win, and there definitely, positively, most assuredly, was not any collusion between Russia and his presidential campaign.
The president and his paid sycophants tell us nobody from the campaign met with the Russians…except for Michael Flynn….oh, and Jeff Sessions…and Paul Manafort, Carter Page, J.D. Gordon, Jared Kushner…and now it’s revealed that Donald Trump Jr. didn’t just meet with a Russian with connections to the Kremlin, he met her after being promised for dirt on Hillary Clinton gathered by the Russians.
Shortly after meeting with the Russian lawyer last June, Junior Trump denied that Russia was trying to help the campaign and cast shame on anyone who would make such an outrageous accusation. How absurd.
A buddy of Donny Jr. called him up and informed him that a Russian wanted to provide information damaging to the Clinton campaign. Junior didn’t call the FBI. He didn’t turn down the meeting. He gathered Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort and met the Russian in Trump Tower.
The Trump campaign has a tendency to not say anything about meeting Russians, and claiming they forgot the meeting after the press makes the discovery. As news developed over Jr’s meeting, he kept changing his story. He first claimed they only discussed Americans adopting Russian babies. As more details were revealed, he admitted he went to the meeting hoping for dirt on Clinton, but the information he received was flimsy.
That’s the problem. He received emails informing him the information was gathered by the Russian government. He’s told about the information. He doesn’t turn down the meeting. He goes to the meeting hoping the Russians will provide details on Hillary Clinton that will aid his father’s campaign. He takes the manager of the campaign and his brother-in-law. If this isn’t an attempt at collusion, then what is? You don’t get brownie points for not cheating on your wife because nobody would sleep with you, and Donald Trump Jr. shouldn’t get off because his attempt at treason was a huge flop.
Who believes that the president was unaware of this meeting, even though his eldest son, Jared, and his campaign manager all knew about it? That doesn’t pass the smell test. Junior also says that he didn’t know who he was meeting which is another explanation that doesn’t smell good. We’re supposed to swallow that he allowed an unknown person to meet him at Trump Tower, and he got Kushner and Manafort to come along when they didn’t know the reason for the meeting? I know Trump voters are stupid but c’mon man! Who is going to actually believe this horse shit?
In the 2000 presidential race, the Al Gore campaign received stolen papers on George W. Bush’s debate prep. The Gore campaign alerted the FBI.
Every campaign wants dirt on their opponent. What they don’t do is use stolen material. Donald Trump did use stolen material during his run. He used it when he read pages of leaks from WikiLeaks at campaign events. He even publicly asked the Russian government to release Clinton’s emails. Now it turns out that they were attempting to work with the Russians. Hey, if this one meeting didn’t work out, how do we know there weren’t other meetings? Everything they’ve denied so far has turned out to be a lie.
Every item that comes out is further proof that Trump colluded with the Russians. If his oldest son is meeting Russians, are we going to discover that Eric met a Russian spy at Starbucks? Has Barron consulted with one at the swing-n-slide?
Donald Trump is a skunk of a human being and totally lacking class, honor, ethics, and principles. For Donald Trump Jr., the rotten apple doesn’t fall far from the rancid tree.
Creative notes: Everyone in the world has known about the pee tape rumor. I just haven’t been able to mention it in a cartoon. With this cartoon, I decided to damn them torpedoes. I know most of my newspaper clients won’t run this, but they’re used to me giving them someone every few weeks that’s “dangerous.” My online clients will love it.
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