He believes he is only sacrificing himself for a little bit, after which, Der Trumpeter will set him free with a presidential pardon and shower him with golden rewards.
Or something like that.
Anyway, that's probably what's gonna happen.
Unless it doesn't. In which case Manafort is so unbelievably shafted they'll need a surgical team to remove the pole he's been threaded on.
Yours very crankily,
The New Y ork Crank