Oh, Now I Get It

hush money

In essence, the exculpatory story is that the president hands out hush money so readily that his attorney has carte blanche to cut six-figure payoff checks on his behalf without checking with the client. Indeed, in this case we’re supposed to believe that the president was so willing to part with his money … that the woman with dirt on him didn’t even need to be telling the truth to be worth paying $130,000.

Matthew Yglesias, Trump’s Stormy Daniels tweets show how easy he is to blackmail

Aardvark did not have sex with Donald Trump.

Aardvark wants his $130,000 check.