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kleinbl00  ·  246 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Lawyer: Trump indicted; 1st ex-president charged with crime

Interesting? Yes. Constitutional crisis? No. It's like Disneyville or whatever - can DeSantis take it away from Disney? Absolutely. Can he do it without looking like a clown?

Yes: to the fact-immune fascists for whom Trump is the god-emperor of Dune, this is exactly the kind of persecution they're looking for. Fortunately for the world, their number is dwindling... and this is the sort of thing that cuts their numbers.

Trump is setting himself up as the guy whose principle claim to fame is an utter disregard for the rule of law, while DeSantis is setting himself up as the guy who wants minute control over every school board but doesn't think the federal government has the right to enforce arrest warrants. I think we can agree that they're courting corner-case appeal. And yes - I agree. For the people who are already true believers, none of that will matter.

But there haven't been enough of them for three general elections in a row.

steve  ·  246 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    while DeSantis is setting himself up as the guy

(let’s not forget about) who signs a law removing the requirement for permit for a concealed firearm.