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Demonization is an integral part of the "mainstream" right playbook now.
by Bernard on Thu Sep 26th, 2019 at 07:46:02 AM EST
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And not only in the UK.  Trump is claiming "Presidential Harassment" by being compelled  to follow the law.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu Sep 26th, 2019 at 03:17:48 PM EST
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Not exactly.

You may recall as fondly as I sudden, EXPLOSIVE interest in innerboob legal analysis, catalyzed by the Panic of '08. And, of course, US Americans obey the spirit of civil rights laws, if not letter annually memorialized by the SOTU address since, gosh, forever.


Although I haven't encountered that particular locution from de basement of intrigues, I believe that you and I can agree that the yella sheets and speaker of the House have berated the POTUS administration's flouting NORMS and litigation to COMPEL judicial review of US Constitutional provisions and US statutes and US case law.

It's this prerogative UNDER THE LAW, from which the POTUS is not excluded, that offends some people. Traumatized people. People in a hurry. People who ...hold up your favorite stat again, angels and dinosaurs or something... are unfamiliar with the elephant in politics, so to speak.

A similar dilemma informs controversy in the UK --disjunctive, or dissociative, "convention", case law, and statute.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Sep 27th, 2019 at 04:42:06 PM EST
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