From The People’s View
by Liberal Librarian
As anyone who reads me knows, I’m not one for hyperbole. I’m rather sanguine about most things. Circumstances which seem horrible somehow work themselves out.
But this tweet from Donald Trump should give everyone pause.
Trump wants to shut down the Mueller investigation so badly that he can taste it. In this tweet, he is clearly threatening to get involved in the investigation, with the unsaid threat being to end it.
Make no mistake: a president who shuts down an investigation into his own alleged wrongdoing is the textbook definition of a dictator. By doing so, he is saying that he is above the law, and anything he does, whether as president or a candidate, is beyond investigation.
The Founders foresaw a man like Trump assuming the presidency, and provided methods for his removal via impeachment. But Trump’s party is in control of that lever, and so far has been loath to pull on it. Republicans may soon have to make a monumental choice.
I appreciated LL pointing out that the Founding Fathers actually DID believe that this moment would come. They just never counted on the Co-Equal Branch of Government – the Legislative Branch- would abdicate their duties. That they would turn a blind eye to TREASON. But, that’s what they are doing. And, since they are supporting TREASON, they must be dealt with also. There are no excuses for them anymore. We need to deal with them, and show them no mercy in November.