Just because the Dude actually has reason to be increasingly antagonistic towards John McCain.
1949, Paul John Manafort born on April 1st
1965, Manafort, resident of New Britain, CT
1967, Manafort graduates from St. Thomas Aquinas High School
1970, Manafort meets Roger Stone at Republican Connecticut State Convention
1971, Manafort graduates from Georgetown University
1972, Roger Stone delivers dirty tricks for Nixon in NH
1974, Manafort earns JD from Georgetown University
1975, Manafort is employed in Nixon White House w. Roger Stone and sets up NickPAC, National Conservatives Political Action Committee
1976, Manafort serves as delegate co-ordinator in Gerald Ford campaign
1977, Manafort orchestrates the election of Roger Stone as head of the Young Republicans; then joins the Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease law firm
1978, Manafort organizes the Reagan campaign in U.S. South–an acknowledged racist enterprise
1980, Manafort serves as the Director of White House Personnel for Reagan; sets up Black, Manafort and Stone as a public relations firm; becomes the Director of the Overseas Private Investment Corp, while Roger Stone first meets Donald Trump
1982, Kelly is added as a partner to the Black, Manafort and Stone public relations firm
1983, the International Republican Institute is organized under the auspices of John McCain with Congressional funding
1984, Manafort is employed as an advisor to Jonas Savimbi of Angola and the nation of Saudi Arabia
1986, Manafort resigns as Director of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
1988, Manafort serves as an advisor to GHWB presidential campaign
1989, Manafort is hired as an advisor to the nation of Zaire
1991, Black, Manafort, Stone and Kelly is sold to Barston Marsteller
1994, Manafort is hired as an advisor to nation of Pakistan
1995, Manafort serves as an advisor to Balladus in France, while Konstantin Kilimnik is hired as a translator by McCain’s International Republican Institute office in Moscow.
1996, Manafort serves as an advisor to Bob Dole’s presidential campaign and leaves Barston Marsteller to set up Davis, Manafort & Freedman, Inc., a lobbying firm
2003, Manafort serves as an advisor to Ukraine’s Victor Yanukovych
2004, Manafort employs Konstantin Kilimnik as a strategist
2005, Kilimnik is fired by the International Republican Institute; Rick Davis introduces Oleg Deripaska to John McCain and Manafort is hired by Akhmetof, another oligarch.
2006, McCain celebrates his birthday in Montenegro with Oleg Deripaska
2008, Manafort, as John Hannah LLC, purchases a Trump Tower condo; Davis manages John McCain’s presidential campaign
2010, Manafort gets a $10 million loan from Oleg Deripaska
2013, Manafort sets up European Center for Modern Ukraine after the International Republican Institute is expelled from Moscow; Global Endeavor Corp. is set up in St. Vincent
2015, Konstantin Kilimnik & Sam Patten set up Begemot International.
2016, Manafort manages the Trump presidential campaign from March to August, when Manafort reverts to advising the Ukraine Party of Regions.
2017, Manafort explored China connections, and served as an advisor to the Kurds in Iraq and, presumably, Syria.
2018, Manafort is indicted, arrested, jailed, convicted of fraud, etc
2019, Stone indicted and arrested for obstruction and lying to investigators
2019, Victor Yanukovych is convicted of treason in Ukraine
2019, Manafort is sentenced to prison for 48 months–released to house arrest early and finally pardoned by Trump in 2020.