Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, June 1, 2018

Will Trump Now Pardon Bernie Madoff?

Trump may think that Dinesh D'Souza was treated unfairly, but the facts established at the time were pretty clear: D'Souza used other people as straw men to exceed campaign donation limits, then lied about it. In Trump's view, "being treated unfairly" is pretty much a synonym for "getting caught".

And D'Souza was caught. He pled guilty. Unlike this guy, who'll probably get a pardon soon.

Trump's sending a pretty clear signal that the peccadilloes of the rich, his friends and other politicians will be winked at. He might not go so far as to let Dennis Hastert off the hook, since Hastert engaged in pedophilia. But even that might not be too awful for a man who has, on several occaisions, commented that he'd like to bang his own daughter.

1 comment:

dinthebeast said...

"Look, Michael, you don't have to flip. I'll pardon you just like I pardoned this other Bozo who got convicted in the SDNY."

Nixon dangled a pardon to Haldeman, but the tape didn't cone out until years later, but the legislators involved said that if they'd had the tape, it would have been cause for its own article of impeachment.

But that was back when a Republican would file an article of impeachment against another Republican for any reason at all ever.

-Doug in Oakland