Now this is what I like to see. A comeuppance. Of sorts. Donald Trump is reportedly concerned that his enemies—raise your hand if you’re among them—will be “suing me for the rest of my life.”
Hmm, let’s see. Dude is 74. He needed some special magic fairy dust hardly anyone else gets to survive COVID-19. His diet is marginally less healthy than a Mississippi River carp’s. He literally thinks exercise is bad for you, and he loves asbestos.
Yeah, his “lifelong” problems may sort themselves out on their own before long. Just a hunch.
[W]ith the Senate trial in the rearview, Trump is now confronting a whole range of other legal dramas during his immediate post-presidency. No longer shielded by the considerable legal protection of the Oval Office, Trump has privately bemoaned that his foes are going to be investigating or “suing me for the rest of my life,” according to one person who’s discussed the matter with him in the past few weeks.
On Tuesday, a new federal lawsuit was filed by the NAACP on behalf of Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat. The suit, which was also filed against Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, the Oath Keepers, and the Proud Boys, alleges that both men and the two groups violated the 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act when they attempted to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s 2020 win.
“The lawsuit alleges that Trump and Giuliani violated… the Ku Klux Klan Act, which was passed in 1871 in response to KKK violence and intimidation preventing Members of Congress in the South during Reconstruction from carrying out their constitutional duties,” a press release announcing the lawsuit said. “The statute was intended specifically to protect against conspiracies.”
For once, Donald Trump appears to be right about something. And it only took him five years to accomplish that rare feat. He will get sued into oblivion—if there’s any justice, anyway.
I’d like to sue him, but I’m told I don’t have standing. I have to demonstrate “harm.” Okay, then look at photos of me taken pre- and post-Trump. They look like those before-and-after mug shots police departments release to the public to keep people from trying meth.
Maybe a class-action suit? I mean, this guy did a number on all of us. That said, any lawsuit I file would likely have to take its rightful place at the back of the line.
I’ll take a number. And wait. For the inevitable.
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