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IcyPeas

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14. I always think of this paragraph from an old New Yorker article from 2018
Thu Aug 31, 2023, 04:50 PM
Aug 2023

We always wonder about how much we still don't know about trumps crimes. Is what we know still just the tip of the iceberg? This was an article from 2018 regarding the russia scandal.

The unfolding of the Russia scandal has been like walking into a dark cavern. Every step reveals that the cave runs deeper than we thought, and after each one, as we wonder how far it goes, our imaginations are circumscribed by the steps we have already taken. The cavern might go just a little farther, we presume, but probably not much farther. And since trying to discern the size and shape of the scandal is an exercise in uncertainty, we focus our attention on the most likely outcome, which is that the story goes a little deeper than what we have already discovered. Say, that Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort told their candidate about the meeting they held at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer after they were promised dirt on Hillary Clinton; and that Trump and Kushner have some shady Russian investments; and that some of Trump’s advisers made some promises about lifting sanctions.

But what if that’s wrong? What if we’re still standing closer to the mouth of the cave than the end?


old article. there is a photo of an organization chart in the article of the involved parties:

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/07/trump-putin-russia-collusion.html
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