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Rick Wilson @TheRickWilson
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1/ A quick memo for #DeepStateThroat, the WH NYT Op-Ed writer.

First, golf clap. Half marks. You know what you're doing in service to Trump is morally indefensible, but you're trying to "But Gorsuch!" yourself out of the ethical hole.
2/ This tells me you at least have some vague survival instinct and know that you need a marker on the board for when the walls close in for the last time.

I want you to apply that survival instinct and look to the near future.
3/ Three things are coming, two of which you're sure. A) You know the system of subverting Trump you boasted about is marginal and unstable. Your wins were small, and now they're utterly over. B) You know Mueller is coming, November is coming, and all the easy days are over.
4/ C) Most importantly, you're going to get caught. I know. You were careful. The burner phone. The off-campus only contact. The careful opsec.

You're still going to be caught. It's ok. You should welcome it. It's your chance to do the *actual* right thing, finally.
5/ Before they bust you out, you need to build an exit message plan. You need to have a stack of stories. I know you do.

You need to go public, fast. Get into the daylight as quick as you can, not like Omarosa, but like a true whistleblower.

Now, here's the hard part.
6/ Your only value now is in pulling down the entire system.

First movers? Book deal. Last? "Welcome to Arby's."

The value of the tenth asshole from the WH who says, "I saw all this crazy, terrible, illegal, dangerous stuff and still tried to help" is exactly zero.
7/ No one in the WH will help you. No one there *can* help you.

The edifice is crumbling, the King is mad, and no amount of tweeting, no rally, no Fox filibuster will save it.

Run before they catch you. Tell it all. Save yourself, and help save the country.

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