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Butter my popcorn. 

WaPo says Trump’s presidency can’t seem to escape Russia’s shadow

US AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Stephen Colbert found Jeff’s day planner from 2016: 

Meanwhile, down at Foggy Bottom, the State Department is having an existential crisis as the Trump administration prepares to apply solvent to the only chewing gum left holding the world together post WWII. 

It genuinely feels as though the country was highjacked on Election Day last November. The party that took over does not represent the majority of Americans and we’re really starting to resent it. 

Now that the Russian connection is in full bloom, there may be a good opportunity to get to the bottom of what exactly went on last year and how Trump and the Republicans took over. 

They’re beginning to be very unpopular. No one I know wants to admit they voted for Trump anymore. It’s bad government but could make for wildly entertaining reality TV. Trump makes an excellent villain. He’s the kind of rich evil guy on soap operas who is always reeling in sweet young things while the audience cringes at her stupidity and screams at her to watch out. 

She never listens but eventually wakes up when he gets caught red handed or in flagrante delicto or one of those other delicious Romance language phrases. 

Then the denouement. The catharsis. The older but wiser. 

Bring. It. On.