Thursday, May 11, 2017
Russia's Oval Office Victory Lap, Cont.
As we noted yesterday, when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak (Michael Flynn's handler) were invited to the White (Supremacist) House yesterday (at Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin's request), they were photographed gripping and grinning with sociopathic Putin loyalist Donald "Rump" Trump. The photographs were courtesy of TASS, the Russian government "news" agency, since American media were barred from the session. The optics were of Russia taking a victory lap over their yooge success in installing the unstable Rump in the Presidency, a victory lap right in the Oval Office figuratively giving the finger to American democracy, one day after Rump fired the man leading the investigation into his connections with Russia. We can only imagine the indescribable delight of Putin and his government in seeing their dreams come true and rubbing it in the face of the U.S.
There are reports now, after widespread outrage over the optics and timing of the meeting, that Rump's staff had no idea that Lavrov's "assistant" worked for TASS when he took the pictures in the Oval Office. More concerning, security experts are saying that the photographic equipment could have been used to smuggle a small listening device into the Oval Office. Just another day in the criminally incompetent, treasonous zoo that is today's White (Supremacist) House.
(photo: Via TASS. Rump yukking it up: "This guy's pretty good at recruiting my people.")