Wednesday Morning Open Thread: The GOP Gang That Couldn’t Loot Straight

In Assholes, C.R.E.A.M., Clown car, Foreign Affairs, Grifters Gonna Grift, Open Thread, Republican Stupidity, Russiagate by Anne Laurie

When I was growing up, saying that a bargain ‘fell off a truck’ still implied that it might be a cheap counterfeit, passed off on someone too eager for a good deal to examine closely. The Trump Crime Cartel seems to have mistaken The Godfather for an instruction manual, because they were eager to make some quick dollars without putting in any actual effort. And the whole godsdamned Republican party was more than willing to aid and abet, because hey, cheating falls under the IOKIYAR exemption, right?…

The Washington Post has a transcript, annotated for your convenience — and also a Philip Bump explainer on the finer points.