What’s the strategy when you’re about to double-cross the President of the United States, his family, a longtime confidante, and a handful of campaign staffers who you know committed serious crimes?
You go on television and act like a drunken nutcase proclaiming loyalty to your Republican “friends” in a way that throws them off the scent of your betrayal. You scream “FOUL!” like your life depends on it, because it does. Literally.
That’s exactly what former Trump campaign staffer Sam Nunberg did on Monday, making the rounds of several cable news shows pounding the table about resisting special counsel Robert Mueller’s subpoena and swearing that he won’t cooperate.
The smart money says, however, that the not-so-smart Nunberg was protesting a little too long and too loudly in order to establish his GOP credentials before he takes down the entire Trump administration when he testifies before the special counsel later this week.
In fact, Nunberg’s bizarre rants looked a little too staged and calculated to be believed as a genuine demonstration of righteous anger. Some of the TV interviewers who were with Nunberg thought he might be drunk or on drugs.
Much more likely, however, is that Nunberg was a man fulminating with vehemence because he is desperate to outmaneuver the dangerous pro-Russian agents hanging around the White House who will soon be coming for him.
At this point, political observers who watched Nunberg’s on-air meltdown say that the only verifiable truth he uttered on Monday was when he called White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders a “fat slob” during an interview on NY1.
There was no response from the White House regarding Nunberg’s comments, but Donald Trump Jr. did write in an early morning tweet on Tuesday, “Sammy Nunberg’s a dead man.”
Mr. Nunberg was still alive at press time.
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