In D.C., when the gods are angered, the P.R. volcano needs human sacrifices, but it will not get President Trump.
As the Drudge Report featured, it could have been considered a "Hell Day" for the president when Paul Manafort got his split decision while blaring headlines concurrently reported that a now proven doofus lawyer had pleaded out to legitimate crimes and one count of a non-crime. The P.R. timing of the criminal plea, on the day the Manafort verdict was reached, was a tactical and strategic move designed to really hurt the president.
However, as the singer Peggy Lee smoothly crooned, is that all there is?
It is commendable that the president doesn't drink, but his opponents do, perhaps now early and often.
I am old enough to recognize an inoperable "modified limited hangout" from the Nixon presidency: