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I fell asleep with MSNBC in my ears, which is somewhat less breathless and dramatic than CNN. Ok, there’s less pie fighting between guests anyway. My gut reaction, for what it’s worth:

To take down a threat as big and corrupt as the Trump Crime Family, you have to have an equally big counter weight of Eliot Ness type crusaders. And I’m not just talking about the Justice department or the Intelligence agencies.

It feels like some people have finally cracked the Republican code for figuring out how to drive someone out of office.

Now, don’t get me wrong. These people, the Trumps and an untold number of the GOP, really deserve it. It wouldn’t be worth all this effort to take down some rinky dink run-of-the-mill incompetent and wreckless GOP president like George W. Bush. No, you just have to let that kind of tragedy run its course. But for truly cruel, thuggish, greedy, bad guys like the Trump Crime Family and its enablers, nothing short of an all out Chicago Way style battle is going to work.

I think it’s the timing of the events yesterday that made my tin foil antenna twitch. I’d been hearing for a few days that Cohen was going to be indicted. But to time it so that his confessional would coincide with the jury verdict in the Manafort trial? Maybe Cohen’s was scheduled in advance regardless of the jury but it wasn’t postponed. No, it was “go with throttle up”.

Then there was Duncan Hunter getting indicted for … campaign finance violations. Who could have predicted? And that follows on the heels of Chris Collins suspending his campaign over an insider trading indictment.

I have this feeling that there are going to be a LOT of these kinds of indictments coming up. How conveeeeeeenient.

It’s like some political insiders, chess masters, ruthless street fighting lawyers, Mr. MoneyBucks funders and brave little porn stars got together and decided to fight back. It’s like the least likely set of action heros imaginable. A new kind of justice league.

They’ve been biding their time, sacrificing a few of their own and waiting for just the right moment.

It’s almost like this goes beyond politics. It’s like someone actually gives AF.

Of course, I could be all wrong about this and it’s just a Dream.

But it’s better than the Trumpish nightmare we’ve been living for the last two years.

Cue the special effects massive crashing climax.

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