Trump Indicted … Get Ready for Next Week’s Easter Parade
Will March 30, 2023 go down as the day the nation died? Or the day the Orange Man Bad cult flamed out?
Last night, the George Soros-owned Manhattan DC kept his campaign promise to indict former President Donald Trump.
It’s the first time in American history that a former president has been indicted. First time that the top political opposition figure has been indicted. That’s old hat for Third World countries and thuggish dictatorships. Brand spanking new for the U.S. of A.
As we wrote last night, the indictment comes 42 years to the day after the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. In one case, the perpetrator is a deranged person trying to take out a president. In the other, the perpetrator was a guy trying to impress a girl.
Yes, we are witnessing acute Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Reactions: DeSantis Blasts Indictment, Won’t Cooperate With Extradition
The indictment of Trump, even though expected, has set off a firestorm.
In a dubious bit of timing, the indictment was leaked right after the Republican congress left town for Easter break.
Rep. Jim Jordan put it simply: “Outrageous.”
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer made the hilarious statement that Trump is “subject to the same laws as every American.” Really? Bragg is a legal Frankenstein crafting a charge out of different federal and state laws to piece together a felony. An “untested” legal premise, a talking head on ABC News called it yesterday.
Besides, Hillary Clinton spent millions of dollars to pay for the Trump-Russia hoax, dragging in the FBI, DOJ, CIA, State Department, even the military … and called it a legal expense on campaign forms. All she got for it recently was a fine from the FEC. Trump’s lawyer drops $130K to make Stormy go away, and now Trump’s going to be forced into a perp walk.
As former Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said, “Lady Justice is no longer blind.” To which I replied on Truth Social. “Thanks to Soros and other $ from the left, she’s gone into Stormy Daniel’s line of work.”
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, set to be Trump’s top opponent in the GOP primary, ripped the indictment. “The weaponization of the legal system to advance a political agenda turns the rule of law on its head. It is un-American,” he tweeted. “Florida will not assist in an extradition request given the questionable circumstances at issue with this Soros-backed Manhattan prosecutor and his political agenda.”
The weaponization of the legal system to advance a political agenda turns the rule of law on its head.
It is un-American.
The Soros-backed Manhattan District Attorney has consistently bent the law to downgrade felonies and to excuse criminal misconduct. Yet, now he is…
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) March 30, 2023
Trump’s lawyers have previously said the former president, now living in Florida, would not fight extradition.
Tucker Carlson calls it a “greater assault” on democracy than January 6.
Exaggeration? Read again Joe Biden’s words from November, because they hang over everything you are seeing, from the impeachments, to the J6 hearing circus, to the unprecedented raid on Mar-a-Lago, to last night: “We just have to demonstrate that he will not take power if he does run, making sure he — under legitimate efforts of our Constitution — does not become the next president again.”
He’s talking about weaponizing the justice system to prohibit the opposition leader who is beating him in the polls from regaining power. He’s talking about denying America a choice on who it wants in the Oval Office.
Trump Promises Indictment Will Backfire
Trump released a long statement after the indictment was leaked. He says, in part:
The Democrats have lied, cheated and stolen in their obsession with trying to ‘Get Trump,’ but now they’ve done the unthinkable – indicting a completely innocent person in an act of blatant Election Interference.
Never before in our Nation’s history has this been done. The Democrats have cheated countless times over the decades, including spying on my campaign, but weaponizing our justice system to punish a political opponent, who just so happens to be a President of the United States and by far the leading Republican candidate for President, has never happened before. Ever. Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg, who was hand-picked and funded by George Soros, is a disgrace. Rather than stopping the unprecedented crime wave taking over New York City, he’s doing Joe Biden’s dirty work, ignoring the murders and burglaries and assaults he should be focused on. This is how Bragg spends his time!
I believe this Witch-Hunt will backfire massively on Joe Biden. The American people realize exactly what the Radical Left Democrats are doing here. Everyone can see it. So our Movement, and our Party – united and strong – will first defeat Alvin Bragg, and then we will defeat Joe Biden, and we are going to throw every last one of these Crooked Democrats out of office so we can MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
Here’s a prediction, tongue-in-cheek. D.A. Alvin Bragg will eventually be charged for giving an in-kind donation to the Trump campaign with this indictment. The amount of money his campaign will raise in the next 48 hours will be sick.
What’s next? The D.A.’s office says it has been in contact with Trump’s attorney to “coordinate his surrender” for arraignment. According to the NY Post, Bragg wanted the arraignment today. Trump’s lawyers told him to jump in the Hudson River. Now it looks to be Tuesday. The NYPD has ordered all officers to be “ready for deployment” starting at 7 a.m. Friday. Given NYPD’s support of Trump this could make for some epic scenes next week.
The Secret Service will be with Trump every inch of the way. And the mug shot? It’ll launch a line of merchandise that might very well boost the economy.
What’s really next?
A circus. One conveniently timed to distract from America’s station in the world plunging off a cliff, and a president too distracted by drag queens and ice cream to care. A 24/7 freak show fulfilling MSNBC and CNN’s dream of having Donald Trump front and center again.
An Easter Parade, with Democrats tap-dancing like Fred Astaire around the holes in this case, and Republicans singing louder than Judy Garland that it’s all a dangerous outrage.
Al Perrotta is the Managing Editor of The Stream, chief barista for The Brew and co-author, with John Zmirak, of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Immigration. You can follow him at @StreamingAl at GETTR, Gab, Parler, and now at TRUTH Social.