“Call me Ishmael.”
Just as Herman Melville’s Captain Ahab relentlessly pursued his “great white whale” in an around the world quest, Rachel Schiff continues to pursue zi/zir/their whale, Donald J. Trump. With Melville’s Ahab, it didn’t end well. In spite of his ship sinking, still out in his whaling boat, Ahab, continues to try to harpoon his nemesis, Moby Dick, one last time. His harpoon throw misses the great white whale and the harpoon’s rope becomes the noose around his neck that causes him to strangle and drown.
Your Government shows up at Zero Dark:30 to WHAT? Arrest Roger Stone for “what legal experts call ‘process crimes’ – lying to investigators and trying to tamper with their work.” And Mueller is supposed to be the ‘Gold Standard’ of prosecutorial integrity? Winston Smith (1984) fared just about as well when Big Brother’s Jackbooted thugs(link NSFW) arrested he and his girlfriend.
The Daily Mail reports,
Roger Stone, a former longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested in Florida on Friday morning following a federal indictment resulting from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s sprawling probe into Russian election meddling.
FBI agents armed with rifles took the self-described political dirty trickster into custody in a dramatic pre-dawn raid with their weapons drawn and a lead agent shouting ‘FBI! Open the door! We have a warrant!’