Quoting @firstname.lastname@example.org: https://journa.host/@w7voa/110511960232994875 #retoot
Post by Steve Herman. “Trump lawyer Jim Trusty, appearing on CNN, confirms the summary of charges against the former president includes conspiracy, willful retention of documents, false statements, obstruction and charges under the #EspionageAct.” Posted on Jun 8, 2023 at 22:44
Frankly the only defense at this point seems to be to attack the theory of intent. Was it truly criminal intent? Was he simply being incompetent or addle-brained instead? If he was acting in an incompetent fashion let alone an addle-brained fashion, why on earth would we allow him to participate in our electoral processes again?
Notice the marked lack of answers there. I frankly have no prognostication on-hand as to how any of this may turn out. The “worst case scenario” notions are just too dire to try to comprehend right now.
I think Ed Bott had the best take on the situation. Quoting @email@example.com: https://mastodon.social/@edbott/110511328509215741 #retoot
Post by Ed Bott. “I feel no joy right now. The next year or more is going to be an absolute nightmare.” Posted on Jun 8, 2023 at 20:04
It will be a very wild ride with the impending campaigning, it seems…