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Justice under Trump looks increasingly like his reality TV show. The US president fired bureaucrats who testified against him, forced out prosecutors who convicted his friend and demonstrated that he isn’t afraid to politicize the rule of law.

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  • The Trump legal narrative is so fantastical it's practically fiction. The president consistently intervenes on behalf of dubious characters while decrying those who follow the law, and he appears emboldened (though he was always pretty damn audacious) by his acquittal in the Senate last week.

  • The view that Trump and DOJ are politicized and out of control *may* have some merit as an interpretation of recent events. Unfortunately, it leaves out the broader context.

    That is, the untruthfulness and apparent law breaking of people like Brennan, Clapper, Comey; not to mention the pretty clearly

    The view that Trump and DOJ are politicized and out of control *may* have some merit as an interpretation of recent events. Unfortunately, it leaves out the broader context.

    That is, the untruthfulness and apparent law breaking of people like Brennan, Clapper, Comey; not to mention the pretty clearly political Mueller investigation and impeachment.

    It also doesn’t help that many in the media lionize people who they should be holding to account, or at least challenging on a more regular basis (e.g., Schiff, Pelosi, and Nadler).

    There are many people, independent thinkers and not necessarily Trump supporters, who view theses apparent double standards and have some serious concerns - the most fundamental of which is: the breakdown of the rule of law, a breakdown which started well before Trump was elected.

  • This is one hell of a piece! The way the contributor narrates the Trump’s very own way of governance, just made me feel the chills!!! 👌🏼👍🏼