Saturday Morning Open Thread: New Type of Affinity Fraud?

SRSLY:

Harvard Law graduate Sen. Tom Cotton got the NYTimes to publish his op-ed ‘suggestion’ that Greenland should sell itself to the United States. (Which would be like Puerto Rico deciding to sell itself to Denmark: Neither party would have any interest in the idea, even if there were a reason beyond ‘Repub Senator wants to position himself as an out-of-the-box thinker prior to his presidential run in 2024’.)

Some weeks later, Sen. Cotton’s office received a catfishing lure from, it is averred, Russian agents… which the TFG Administration seems to have responded to, predictably:

Of course, it’s more than possible that Sen. Cotton never saw the catfishing letter — some low-level staffer may have forwarded it to the White House after glancing at the (fake) letterhead. But if Cotton hadn’t decided to flap his mighty wings gums in the first place…

Tweet at top: How Tom Cotton sees himself; tweet below, well…

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