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February 27, 2020

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Entry from February 13, 2020

Everything that’s wrong with our media can be summed up in a headline from today’s Politico: "‘Really shocking’: Trump's meddling in Stone case stuns Washington: Alarmed veterans of the Justice Department said the legal system was entering uncharted territory." The headline, to an article by Natasha Bertrand and Daniel Lippman, refers, of course, to the resignation of four justice department lawyers from the team prosecuting Roger Stone after their recommendation for a seven to nine year sentence for relatively trivial process crimes was over-ruled by their superiors. President Trump’s outraged tweet against such a draconian punishment of a 67-year-old first offender was thought by the President’s enemies, long accustomed to thinking the worst of him on every conceivable occasion, improperly to have influenced the Attorney General’s rebuke of his subordinates. Full Entry


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