Mike Flynn made a deal with Robert Mueller so early and seems to have played cooperation so by the book that he long ago moved to the background of the public Russia probe drama. That has always been odd since he was clearly a central figure in the story and had a bunch of seemingly ancillary bad acts to boot. His lawyers’ sentencing memo came out last night and, if you look at the news write-ups, a number of publications portray it as Flynn, despite seemingly accepting responsibility and cooperating, going a bit anti-deep state in his defense, suggesting that Peter Stzrok and Andrew McCabe – key Trumper bete noirs – set him up.
When I read that I thought, WTF?
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