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Nicole Wallace was a Republican until 2016

Nicole Wallace was the communications director for the Bush White House. Keep that in mind. Bush was a typical conservative Republican who up until Trump was one of the worst president we ever had. I’m not just saying that. Presidential historians rank him at or near the bottom for a variety of reasons, mostly because of the catastrophic Iraq War, the financial crisis of 2007, and various other bad things including that 9/11 happened on his watch. Remember George Tenet running around with his “hair on fire” trying to get Bush to pay attention to the PDB that said in big bold letters “Osama bin Laden determined to strike the United States“? Who could forget Condoleeza Rice being dragged in front of the 9/11 Commission and made to say that on the TeeVee?

Ah, yes, good ol’ George. I almost get wistful for those days.

Then I snap out of it because this kind of behavior seems all too typical of Republicans: callousness, carelessness, looking out for themselves…

Anyway, so Nicole Wallace worked for THAT White House. Then, something happened in 2016 and she changed her party affiliation to Independent. I can’t put my finger on what it was. Wait, it will come to me. Oh, yes, now I remember. It was when the MAGA cult installed the boss of a crime family (think the Corleones but with less class) in the White House.

Wallace went to MSNBC not too long ago. And who better to interpret the inner workings of a Republican White House. In the following, she brings up a very important point. Let’s listen in, shall we?

I am starting a new rule: it’s only fake if no one is arrested, charged, indicted, pleads guilty, or has his premises raided by the FBI.

Rule two: if you do something bad, you are not allowed to blame the other party for investigating you. Especially if the investigators are not from the other party.

Ok, that’s two rules. But they’re good ones.

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Stay Tuned with Preet dropped early today. His interview this week is with Jeh Johnson, the secretary of DHS under Obama. Before the interview, Preet takes questions from listeners and this week, this segment starts to hone in on just what this raid on Cohen’s Office is about and why it is not improper to refer to Trump’s personal lawyer as his consigliere. There are things about mafia ways of doing business that I didn’t catch when I watched The Godfather. But I get it now.

Once you get it, it’s very difficult to unsee it. Go ahead, Niles. Listen to this podcast and see if you are not enlightened.

You gotta wonder if all these MAGA people would have deliberately voted him in if they’d known what kind of boss he truly is. All the crazy tweets, all the lack of policies, all the constitutional violations, they all make sense in the right context. And it’s also significant that it’s Mueller as special counsel and the southern district of NY that is now investigating. It’s all coming together.

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