This week's release of 243 pages' worth of Trump advisor Carter Page's testimony to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence may tempt you to devote a couple of hours to reading his lurid, rambling, bizarre and contradictory rambling, but if you'd prefer a summary, the Washington Post's Alexandra Petri's done a very good job of teasing out the substance, such as it is.
Page: I’ve never at any point in my life spoken to another human being. Also let me point out that there is a great difference between meeting with someone and meeting them, as in, a greeting, per se. I for instance have never had a meeting with anyone, because they have always been trying to make a tactful exit, but I have greeted many people in passing, sometimes running along the sidewalk for blocks shouting their name.
Gowdy: Did you interact with anyone from the Trump campaign?
Page: I may have run past the office shouting vague pleasantries at one point, but it is a blur.
Adam Schiff: Why did you travel to Moscow in 2016?
Page: Listen, I am a scholar. I have written a 500-page thesis, and I make speeches often —
Schiff: On what?
Page: I do not recall.
The paranoid Carter Page transcript: What in God’s name did I just read?
[Alexandra Petri/Washington Post]
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