Trump to Pardon Scooter Libby

[Movie Trailer Voice] In a world ... where nothing matters ... a wreck of a human being who became President of the United States ... decided to blow up EVERYONE'S BRAINS ... by pardoning the only man ... who had ever faced consequences ... for the outing of a spy ... by another president and his band of sadistic minions ...

Additionally, Trump is telegraphing to participating witnesses in Special Counsel Bob Mueller's investigation that they will get pardoned if they fall on their swords to protect him.

As you may recall, just last month the New York Times published a report that one of Trump's lawyers had discussed the possibility of Trump pardoning Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort with their lawyers, which, because it could be construed as an attempt to persuade them to behave in a certain way to earn that pardon, could constitute an attempt to obstruct justice.

This, too, is another attempt at obstruction — but unless there's a record of Trump declaring his intent to pardon Libby in the hope of influencing Mueller's witnesses, there will probably never be any consequences for it.

It's utterly galling that Trump is unwinding the one historical mark of accountability for the wantonly indecent, unethical, and outright criminal Bush administration. What a perfect gift, from one president with aggressive contempt for the law to another.

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