Trump’s Stupidest Lawyer Contest Takes Dramatic Turn!

Touched By An Angel, or at least a Fed.

Let’s now turn our attention to Comrade Trump’s stupidest lawyer (sorry Rudy), Michael (or is it Mikhail?) Cohen, the fixer in need of a fixer.

We learned that

Federal prosecutors in New York revealed on Friday that they had pieced back together shredded documents found during search-warrant raids in April targeting Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney.

They taped together shredded documents, like a common Prznintial Archivist? It seems to be a theme in the Fourth Reich. [Reminder to self: Invest in 3M, Scotch Tape futures are gonna be YUGE!]

Comrade Trump must feel very lucky that a smart cookie like Cohen at least used burner phones and destroyed those before the Feds arrived…

Lawyers from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan also said they’d managed to download the contents of one old BlackBerry found in the raids, as well as messages from encrypted apps, including WhatsApp and Signal, found on newer phones.

He kept the phones? He kept all the phones? [Note to Rudy: this is why Cohen’s the stupidest lawyer. I guess you learned to get rid of the phones while you were philandering on wives one, two, and now three.] So what did the Feds find?

“Approximately 731 pages of messages, including call logs,” were found on those apps and were turned over to Cohen’s lawyers on Friday to be reviewed for potentially privileged materials like attorney-client communications, as well as “highly personal” information, prosecutors said.

They have not told us what they found, but if it was evidence… well, that’s gonna hurt. Destruction of Evidence and Obstruction in one fell swoop, and that’s pretty much a gimme.

Anyway, Cohen is  the target of TWO federal investigations, one is on bank fraud, campaign finance violations and illegal lobbying, and the other is in Mr. Mueller’s office related to The Little Kremlin-on-the-Potomac.

And then there’s this: Cohen’s attorney tried to get a gag order to shut up Michael Avenatti, who is representing Stormy Daniels in the Pornygate scandal. The Federal Judge rejected Cohen’s request, and so Avenatti can say anything he wants to. One wonders if the shy and reclusive Avenatti will continue to be ever-present on the talkies? Heh.

Watching Putin’s Pal Robert Manafort hauled off to the pokey can’t have been good for Cohen’s infamous loyalty to Comrade Trump. So Cohen squealed for help by dropping his defense team and seeking a new one, and good luck with that. What law firm wants to have a client with Russian mob connections? Bill collecting comes with a steaming mug of ricin.

But not to worry, Mikhail, Wrong-Again Rudy heard your squeal and watched Manafort frog marched into jail and smoke-signaled his own future Obstruction of Justice charges (only guessing, but still probably?):

“When the whole thing is over, things might get cleaned up with some presidential pardons.”

Say, maybe Rudy is Comrade Trump’s stupidest lawyer after all!

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14 Responses to Trump’s Stupidest Lawyer Contest Takes Dramatic Turn!

  1. Dennis Cole says:

    MAGA – Making Attorneys Get Attorneys

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  2. 9thousandfeet says:

    Could be stupidity, sure.
    Could also be considered continuation of the escalating outrage strategy I’ve been nagging about since forever.
    Commit an outrageous act then sit back to see if there are any consequences.
    None?
    Cool.
    Commit another, even more outrageous, act then sit back and pay attention.
    No meaningful blowback?
    Cool.

    Rinse and repeat.

    Now here we are watching a president say, blatantly, that unless he’s under oath before “a tribunal of judges” (whatever the fuck that means), it doesn’t matter if he lies or not.
    Oh, and declaring that “his people” should be as “respectful” to him as the North Koreans are to that other weird haircut guy and now his new BFF.
    Any blowback that matters?

    So hey, I can’t say for sure if what we’re watching is stupidity or really clever manipulative shit, but the observable incremental results are what might reasonably be expected from the latter rather than the former, n’est ce pas?

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    • osirisopto says:

      9K, Trump hires people who make him look smart by comparison, and he’s pretty f8cking dumb.

      Occam’s razor says we’re witnessing the inevitable result of the combination of rank stupidity and criminal incompetence.

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      • 9thousandfeet says:

        Occam’s razor is all fine and dandy, but to me it seems you’re saying that a (so far) spectacularly successful coup which is packing the courts with theocratic judges at a record pace, dismantling environmental regulatory oversight and stripping the public lands to the bare walls, advancing the suppression of unions (not for cops of course), alienating people of goodwill across the globe, scaring the shit out of brown and black people here at home and just generally advancing the forces of darkness is happening as a result of rank stupidity and criminal incompetence.

        Look, we’re on the same side when it comes to this shitshow, you and I, so I don’t want to get in a fight, but can you please explain to me how the cause of fascism can be so dramatically advanced in such a short period of time by the application of stupidity and incompetence?

        Stupidity and incompetence tend to produce failure and defeat, don’t they? So I swear to dog I don’t understand that narrative at all.

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      • Osirisopto says:

        Ok, I think we’re having two different conversations.

        I was talking about Michael Cohen and Trump getting busted as the result of their stupidity.

        I was not taliking about existential threats to the planet and all human civilization.

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    • MDavis says:

      You refer, of course, to cunning. Smarts like spelling, like math, these are not for Trump. Cunning is, however. He knows how to get himself invited to a prime seat at a charity dinner (a dinner for major donors) – just walk in early and sit in the best chair. Bring goons along to discourage the host or hostess from ousting you from said chair. Well, one part cunning, two parts chutzpah.
      Cunning, chutzpah and psychopathy go a long way in putting a con over. And the thing with a lot of con artists is they get really pissed off if the con doesn’t work. Like, it looks to me like a con is a kind of a gamble, putting some effort into pulling a fast one and if the mark catches on, oh well, it’s on to the next mark and try again. But the con artists we have come across have got really hostile when their cons didn’t work. To the point were some of them might have attempted murder. Sneaky stuff, loosening lug nuts, like that. Excessive revenge? I think so, but I am not a con artist.
      But Donnie has been honing this for decades, studying his craft, learning by doing, like an apprentice. And I do think you have a point.
      So now what?

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  3. RWW says:

    BREAKING: President agrees to testify under oath about Russian Collusion before a Tribunal of Judges*

    *Janine Pirro, Neil Gorsuch, Maryann Trump Barry

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  4. w3ski4me says:

    This would all be really amusing if it wasn’t involving our Country. I could see in the near future a Comedy Program about the most inept group of bungling fools that inhabit the Whitehouse.
    First we have to reestablish the rule of Law, of course.
    These snowflakes really did whatever they wanted to as if there was no law? How far has this attitude traveled thru the populace? I mean, do all big companies flout the law like this?
    w3ski

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    • osirisopto says:

      No. Theranos is an aberration, most invest time and money into ensuring they can actually get away with the shit they pull, or in pulling shit they can be sure to get away with.

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  5. Parfigliano says:

    These guys are so fucking dumb they probably dont even know that discussing future criminal acts with your attorney (obstruction of justice and perjury come to mind) is not covered by attorney-client privilege its evidence of crime and can be used against both attorney and client.

    The dumbfuckery just blows my mind. They literally believe laws are for the little people. Pisses me of that more times then not they are proven right.

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  6. H-Bob says:

    Putin could now create total chaos by paying Cohen’s legal bills! Nobody would even notice the Russians taking over the Baltics.

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