The Paul Manafort verdict was in and was to be announced on August 21, 2018.
In watching TV reports, Trump campaign operatives were somber.
Everyone seemed to be working or chatting with one eye while keeping the other fixed on the television.
Luckily, they weren’t chatting with both eyes.
from: Corey R. Lewandowski and David N. Bossie. Trump’s Enemies: How the Deep State Is Undermining the Presidency. New York: Hachette Book Group, 2018, p. 239.