Trump Circus Visits Another Holiday Inn

Hmmm, what is it about Holiday Inns and Trump circus events recently? Steve Bannon performed his white nationalist act to an almost empty Holiday Inn in Topeka, Kansas recently. And now 2 pro-Trump, anti-Mueller clowns performed their disappearing victim magic trick at a Holiday Inn in DC.

Meet Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, GOP operatives, if by operatives, I mean morons.

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On the left, Jacob Wohl is a 20-year-old disgraced former hedge fund manager who earned a lifetime ban on futures trading and has since turned himself into a Trump-supporting conspiracy theorist online. On the right, Jack Burkman held a press conference with his pants fly open.

They were there to present a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a very serious charge.

  • Except the victim did not appear.
  • Except the firm leading the investigation has a phone number that goes to Jacob Wohl’s mom’s cell phone. (Wohl to mom, “Mom, I hate you. You know you are supposed to answer your phone as Surefire Intelligence.”)
  • Except Surefire Intelligence’s website shows fake employees with stock photos.
  • Except there is evidence that Robert Mueller was somewhere else the day of the alleged assault.
  • Except there was a Trump Rat Truck in the parking lot visible from the window of the press conference room.

Wait, what?

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Shades of Abuse

I’m having a hard time getting my arms around the recent allegations of sexual abuse towards nationally known politicians. I certainly support getting these out in the open, if only to make sure that this kind of behavior ends. What I’m struggling with is how to judge the seriousness of the charges.

For example, Senator Al Franken has admitted that this is him in this picture putting his hands on the breasts of Leeann Tweeden.

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At the time, Franken was a comedian on a USO tour with Tweeden, obviously posing in this shot for comic effect. That does not change the fact that doing so without her consent was wrong.

But then I see this video of Tweeden introducing Robin Williams like this …

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