One of the jurors in Paul Manafort’s trial went public Wednesday, giving an interview to Fox News (she must’ve decided that 8 out of 18 guilty counts was enough to mollify even unhinged anti-Trumpers.)
Some of her inside revelations include the fact that the jury would have found guilty on all counts except for one holdout. Yet, while she voted guilty solely because of the documents, she also thought this was clearly a political prosecution that would have been handled by a tax audit, not multiple felony charges, if the special counsel weren’t trying to pressure Manafort to say something incriminating against President Trump.
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And if leftists think that finding someone who worked for Trump’s campaign for a few months guilty on some tax violations that dated back years before then is going to make Trump's supporters abandon him, they should know that it didn’t even work on this juror, who had to sit in the courtroom enduring days of prosecution arguments. Even though she voted to convict Manafort, she says she brought her Make America Great Again cap with her in the car to court every day “just as a reminder.” And yes, she plans to vote for Trump again in 2020.
Listen carefully out the window and you can hear the sounds of heads exploding in New York, L.A. and D.C.