Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Tuesday Tweets special edition

I had planned on doing a post on the hot new genre of "the GOP is abandoning Trump" stories, which long-time readers will recognize as a  reboot of the once popular "Trump will never get the nomination" genre. Today's events somehow manage to both undercut and confirm critique I had in mind. On one hand, this could mark the beginning of the end for DJT's political career. On the other, it reminds us that the GOP is still very much Trump's party.

 Here's a good background piece on the story.

And a couple of threads from some excellent legal experts. 

Attorney and legal commentator Ken White takes a much deeper dive and comes to the same conclusion.

LATimes Legal Affairs Columnist.

Or maybe not...

This will in no way dampen the claims of persecution.


"The mind reels with sarcastic replies" -- Snoopy


Imagine being Don Jr.'s brother and still being considered the Fredo.



Removing fascists always carries the risk of a violent reaction. This is not an argument for not removing them.

And who could have seen this coming?

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