We all know of the 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon' game. For those of you
that have been living under a rock for the past 15 years or so the
idea is that since Kevin Bacon has been in so many movies it is a near
certainty that anyone can be linked to Kevin Bacon within six hops of
With all the goings-ons in the world of politics lately it's rather
curious - at least to me - that at the highest levels of our
government we have people that seem to have no other thing in common
except Putin. Take Rex Tillerson for example. How did Rex wind up
being Secratary of State? Did Trump have any relationship - personal
or professional with Rex? I can't think of any. Rex was the CEO of
Exxon Mobile - a gargantuan multinational corporation. Trump - a real
estate developer - or at least that's what he claims. What did they
have in common? I don't think they had anything professionally and it
hardly seems plausible that they went bowling together. How about
Manafort? How did he enter Trump's circle? What does Flynn - a
democrat, I believe - have in common with Trump?
The answer to all of those questions seem to be Putin.
Same rules as 'Six Degrees of Bacon' except with Putin.
I'll be updating the list as more links