March 26, 2018

When Stormy gets blue /
Her eyes get gray and cloudy /
Then the rain begins to fall /
Pitter patter, pitter patter…

“Wow, you–you are special. You remind me of my daughter. You’re smart and beautiful, and a woman to be reckoned with, and I like you. I like you.”

That was (allegedly) what Forbes Magazine Enthusiast Comrade Grabber said to Story Daniels shortly after being swatted on his (t)Rump with a copy of the mag with his picture on it, and that should be enough to keep armchair psychiatrists bug-eyed for a while.

Other, bigger (and not juicy news):

  • Daniel’s lawyer, Michael Avenatti, said the letter that Daniels’ then-attorney Keith Davidson sent to Trump’s stupidest lawyer Michael Cohen to complete the transaction was sent to Trump Tower, and addressed to “Michael Cohen, Executive Vice President and Special Counsel to Donald J. Trump, The Trump Organization.”
  • 60 Minutes also talked to the former head of the Federal Elections Commission, Trevor Potter. Potter says the money paid to Daniels was an illegal campaign contribution, particularly given the timing of the payment, which was only two weeks away. Bear in mind that the affair was in 2006, so not exactly like he was trying to save his marriage to Mellon.
  • 2011 — Daniels was approached by a man in a Las Vegas parking lot, who threatened her in a Goodfellows kinda way. “That’s a beautiful little girl. It’d be a shame if something happened to her mom.”

OK, so all that is pretty great teevee, but what really should be catching our thoughts are, if The Russian Usurper has an elaborate shell company structure set up to pay off mistresses and seemingly staff to keep it at a distance from him, doesn’t that mean he really is experienced with being blackmailed? While salacious as hell, this story (to me, anyway) gives a lot of credence to the idea that the Kremlin has something on him,

and maybe something about who else has blackmailed him and over what...


Crossposted from Mock Paper Scissors

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