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SticksnStones

(2,108 posts)
3. Chatter, not sourced
Mon Apr 17, 2017, 04:20 PM
Apr 2017

Last edited Mon Apr 17, 2017, 04:51 PM - Edit history (1)

This one's too good to be true ~







On edit, here's where the chatter started...have no idea who the person is...








Grain of salt...as the saying goes.

womanofthehills

(8,472 posts)
14. I might be confused, but I thought the first 2 tweets you listed were about Kislyik & Jeff Sessions
Mon Apr 17, 2017, 05:20 PM
Apr 2017

not Ryan and McConnell.

Blanks

(4,835 posts)
13. If it's true, we need to hear about it...
Mon Apr 17, 2017, 05:12 PM
Apr 2017

If it's just made up, and people believe that it's true, then I think passing it around is a bad idea.

It makes us look as foolish as Fox News viewers: believing made up crap.

Tommy_Carcetti

(42,980 posts)
10. Yeah, I'm going to wait on confirmation beyond "Agent Orangsky" on Twitter.
Mon Apr 17, 2017, 05:03 PM
Apr 2017

There's a difference between wanting something to be true and having good reason to believe it's true.

This is clearly at the first stage and not the second.

Response to Sculpin Beauregard (Original post)

Kablooie

(18,516 posts)
15. Don't you wish ... but this sounds like Fox News level reporting except from the left.
Mon Apr 17, 2017, 06:47 PM
Apr 2017

An exciting scandal rumor surfaces and everyone gets all heated up but then nothing happens and it finally fades away into the noise of the background.
This is what happens to nearly every 'too good to be true' story and it happens over and over and over so I refuse to accept this at face value. I've been burned too many time before.

There won't be any clear cut smoking gun that is discovered.
The best we will get are convoluted legal arguments that make a case against Trump and the Republicans.

Sure they'll find some Trump underlings guilty and send them to jail but that won't be enough to tarnish Trump or the Republicans.

If anything is to be done about them it's not going to be easy and probably won't happen until the next election.

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