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NY AG Criticizes Trumpís Pardons [semi-satire]
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 June 2018 | John Semmens

Posted on 06/03/2018 12:50:58 PM PDT by John Semmens

New York interim Attorney General Barbara Underwood took issue with President Trump’s recent pardons, saying they “are undermining the rule of law.”

Underwood was particularly aggrieved by Trump’s pardon of conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza, who was sent to prison for a 2012 illegal campaign contribution. “The fact that Mr. D’Souza was the only person to actually have to spend time in jail for this type of offense was an important example to others who might be tempted to break this law,” she said. “The lengthy list of those who got away with paying fines made it even more important that the stain of a prison sentence remain on his permanent record.”

“Besides, it wasn’t as if D’Souza was some bit player,” Underwood pointed out. “He’s made a couple of high-profile movies defaming both President Obama and Hillary Clinton. The need for former US Attorney General Eric Holder to make a stark example of him was imperative. People who trash high-ranking members of the government must answer for their crimes.”

She also found fault with Trump’s pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Scooter Libby. “Arpaio took it upon himself to enforce a federal immigration law that neither President Obama nor the federal courts wanted enforced,” she complained. “It is the president’s prerogative to decide which laws will be enforced. To allow any other law enforcement officer to interfere is a formula for anarchy. And Libby was an aide to the loathsome Dick Chenney. If the lackey of such a villain is pardoned the door to tyranny is left wide open.”

Disgraced sexual assaulter, former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, sent a letter to the state legislature urging them to close a loophole in the state’s double jeopardy law that allows the US President to pardon persons convicted of federal crimes despite the wishes of the NY Attorney General. “We mustn’t permit the federal government to run roughshod over states’ rights,” he wrote. “It is essential that every state have the power to protect itself from dangerous anti-government agitators like D’Souza.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

https://azconservative.org/2018/06/02/devastating-federal-payroll-cut/


TOPICS: Government; History; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: democrats; justice; satire; trump

1 posted on 06/03/2018 12:50:58 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

Exactly. He was targeted for political reasons.


2 posted on 06/03/2018 12:53:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: John Semmens

Still wasting bandwidth with fake news. This stuff is not even funny


3 posted on 06/03/2018 12:53:55 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is EVIL and needs to be eradicated)
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To: John Semmens

The guy paid more than he was punished for. He probably personally paid more than a number of other people who stole from the government


4 posted on 06/03/2018 1:06:41 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: FatherofFive
This is the first time I clicked on a semi-new-semi-satire post.

For the life of me I don't know what the people believe they're achieving by calling their site, 'semi-new-semi-satire post'.

Whoever runs this thing should rethink the concept.

I'm not going to waste my time reading any of these posts.

5 posted on 06/03/2018 1:24:59 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
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To: John Semmens

Funny, Preet Bharara, a paid expert, was interviewed and said the same thing as Barbara Underwood. Only, he was serious, not being satiric.


6 posted on 06/03/2018 2:07:54 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("Married with children.")
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