Sunday, August 26, 2018

Why You Should Have Sympathy For Paul Manafort (Even If You Don't)

Scott Morefield  Aug 26, 2018

Sadly, whether or not you have any sympathy for businessman and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, convicted earlier this week on 8 of the original 18 counts of bank and tax fraud, likely depends on whether or not you support President Trump. 
It shouldn’t be that way, of course. When criminals are convicted and put away, the vast majority of society should breath a sigh of relief, collectively say “good riddance to bad rubbish,” and hope the public is protected from them for as long as legally possible.
Except, this isn’t quite the case with Manafort, is it? ..............“We DO NOT investigate people, in search of crimes,” Bongino continued as he tied the unconstitutional practice to the real motives behind the present-day purge of former Trump associates. “Liberal police-state tyrants understand the difference, but they don’t care. They want Trump’s scalp no matter what.”........But Manafort backed the wrong horse in 2016, and now he must pay the price...........To Read More....

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