Mueller Time


While talking to my producer at CNN on Thursday afternoon, we were discussing the best subjects for this Sunday’s cartoon. We both liked one particular issue and thought it had the most potential for humor while acknowledging the Mueller Report was hanging over our heads. I told her, “those fuckers will probably release it at 5:00 P.M. Friday afternoon and screw us up.”

Those fuckers released it at 5:00 P.M. Friday afternoon and screwed us up.

Actually, I don’t think they screwed us up and we’re going to stick with the cartoon I finished for them Friday, which I’m really happy with. But, I had just finished my last cartoon for the day, which was my third. On Fridays, I have to draw for CNN, The Costa Rica Star, and my syndication which is what you see here on the blog. By the time I was done yesterday evening, I just wanted to eat dinner and go to sleep…then Mueller happened.

I did eat. My friend Dallas and I went out and talked about it. As I was walking out the door, I got my first idea…and then my second. This is the second, though Dallas really liked my first. I felt this one summed up the moment best. Of course, this cartoon is dated and will probably be worthless in a couple of days…maybe.

Regarding what we know, the Trump team are celebrating because there are to be no more indictments. That sucks. I was really hoping to see them delivered to Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and perhaps even Ivanka and Hope Hicks. We know they lied and did their best to obstruct and collude with Russia. These are people who deserve to be charged for crimes.

I don’t know what’s in the Mueller Report yet but I do know there was collusion. What Mueller may not have been able to find is direct evidence that Trump was personally involved. But, the campaign hosted Russians at Trump Tower, had access to the stuff Wikileaks was stealing from the Clinton Campaign, and Donald Trump himself asked publicly for Russia to help him. We know that over a dozen people were in direct contact with Russia during the campaign.

We also know Trump obstructed justice. The guy told Lester Holt straight out that he fired Comey to end the investigation, then he told the same thing to…wait for it…RUSSIANS. Unfortunately, Mueller was never able to get Trump to testify verbally, and the written questions didn’t include any on obstruction. I feel no matter what’s in the report, we’re getting the shaft. We have a criminal in the White House, and while the Senate of sycophants would probably never convict him, I hate to see a corrupt president skate.

What I predict is that the Mueller report will NOT clear Trump, even if it doesn’t “indict” him. I don’t expect it to say there wasn’t any collusion or obstruction. I expect it to say they couldn’t gather all the facts…which is because of obstruction. Donald Trump and his cult will point at the report and claim it vindicates him, even though it won’t. But, these jerks have made those claims before, twisting statements from judges and politicians and at times, just making them up.

Mueller’s time may be over but our’s is just beginning. Whether Trump is impeached or voted out of office, he has to be removed from office. A stupid, racist, game show host kneedeep in corruption is in charge of our government and we can’t let this stand. I don’t care what the Mueller Report says, Donald Trump is more than just a bad president. He’s a danger and a national security risk. His move yesterday, recognizing the Golan Heights as a political favor proves that.

Mueller can retire in peace now, play golf, and sleep in. We gotta go to work.

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  1. Chug! Chug! Chug!

    If the campaign was colluding with Russians there would be no need for publicly known meetings.

    Chug! Chug! Chug!

    Trump was joking about the 30,000 deleted e-mails, because it was obvious corruption on Clinton’s part.

    Chug! Chug! Chug!

    You fool.


    1. I’m glad you admit there was collusion. By your standards stated regarding “publicly known meetings,” they hid those meetings. Then, they lied about those meetings. You’re chugging the orange Kool-Aid.

      Liked by 4 people

      1. What collusion? He never came out with any breaking news about Hillary Clinton. You’d think he would have dropped some sort of bombshell?
        It’s not like any vote was tampered with at all. The Russians didn’t influence the election.


      2. Well at least Clay allows criticism to be posted. That’s a good sign, that there’s a true liberal soul somewhere in him.

        Liked by 1 person

  2. @Tsk, tsk This was the ending all of us toothless nincompoops were trying to tell you geniuses for three years.
    It was like watching a bad magic trick, while you sat there amazed, we were like “I bet nothing happens”. Well VOILA!


      1. Dang, Clay, I don’t know if I should Thank You or Curse You for suggesting that I look at Instagram (which I had managed to avoid for years). 😉

        Only Positive that I can see is that it is real easy to scroll through your recent output to find my favorite Golden Oldies.

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  3. Don’t give up yet. Keep in mind the Mueller led investigation was very limited in its scope. Hundreds of other crimes were uncovered in the process and have been referred to other federal jurisdictions. Also keep in mind the Grand Jury is still in session. They exist but for one reason….indictments.

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.
      That’s secret police tactics from the Soviet era. You got your priorities all mixed up.


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