It’s all there. “On wax.”
He has essentially confessed that he is guilty of conspiracy to defraud the government of the United States and guilty of egregious violations of the Hatch Act.
And, seriously, his only defense against these criminal charges may end up being “insanity.” I’m not kidding. “Willful blindness” is not a legal defense.
Only a bat-guano crazy man would persist with this “stolen election” crock. And only fellow Nut Jobs would continue to believe it. They deserve each other. But we deserve much better.
This garbage is now so universally de-bunked it’s hard to understand how it ever got “bunked” on the first place.
But as Congressman Kinzinger put it in his closing remarks at Thursday’s hearing, “Facts were irrelevant.”
That will be the historical epitaph of Trump’s Reign of Petulant Ignorance.
You folks who are criticizing Merrick Garland for dragging his feet? Please. He has just been waiting for the Venus Flytrap to snap shut.
Trump is trapped. “Just say the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen.” That would probably be a pretty short trial, wouldn’t you think? Everybody would be out of that courtroom by lunchtime. That’s not a smoking gun. It’s a blazing bazooka. That’s a wrap.
Trump is toast. As is Giuliani (who really can plead insanity, I guess). As is John Eastman. As is Sydney Powell. As is Jeff Clark.
Oh, and we haven’t yet even mentioned the spitball the State of Georgia is loading up.
And the Pardon Party of Mo the Ho, Gaetz, Brooks, Biggs, Jordan. Perry, Gohmert and MTG will have no place to hide, either.
“Partisan witch hunt”? How? All of this damning testimony comes from Republicans.
There are some striking parallels to Watergate, a half century ago. In both cases, it was a handful of honorable Republicans who saved our bacon.
But here’s the difference, at least to date. In Watergate, once the tapes were released, even the most rabid Republican Nixon supporters had to give it up.
These current recordings are even more inculpatory and conclusive. But the lies not only continue, they’re planks in the platform of the Texas Republican Party.
“Facts were irrelevant.”
Y’all excuse me now. I gotta go get ready for tonight’s gig with my new garage band, The Italian Satellites.
Y’all call me if there’s an oil spill.