Alan Dershowitz gives the Megalomanic Dictators Justification to avoid Impeachment

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Alan Dershowitz shocked the American Political World at the Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump on January 29 by stating:

“If a president does something which he believes will help him get elected in the public interest, that cannot be the kind of quid pro quo that results in impeachment.”

This is the defense:

  • Megalomanic dictators used to justify their repressive rule in banana republics.
  • Totalitarian strongmen like Putin use to rationalize his continued leadership in Russia.
  • Mass murderers like Hitler, Stalin, and Mao used to explain the genocidal acts they committed against opponents and minorities.

This is not a defense that a lawyer of the President of the United States, a nation that is a Democratic Republic, should present in the well of the Senate in an Impeachment Trial.

This is a defense all who love Democracy and Republics should shun and condemn.

Republicans like Martha Coverup McSally who acquit this President without allowing for additional witnesses and due process will show the American People that they prefer the rule of a Megalomaniac Dictator-Demagogue rather than a Democratic system with Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances.

The American People need to show their disdain for Dershowitz’s position and those Senators who support it and vote for acquittal by voting them out when they run for reelection.

The People and the country need patriots in Congress, not collaborators.

They need Legislators that believe in the American Dream, not the Cult of Trump.

They need public servants that follow the Constitution, not those that want to tear it up.

 

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David Gordon
Living in Arizona since his family moved to Tempe from New York in 1982, David Gordon has three degrees from Arizona State University and the University of Phoenix in History, Political Science, and Secondary School Administration. A highly qualified Social Studies instructor and Certified School Principal, Mr. Gordon owned his own charter school, Grand Canyon College Preparatory Academy from 1997-2016. The school served students in grades 6-12 in the East Valley of Maricopa County. Many of the graduates of GCP earned college credit for free while still attending high school, some completing the first year of college before graduating. Among the speakers at the school's graduations were noted figures in Arizona Politics like Harry Mitchell, David Schweikert, Juan Mendes, Andrew Sherwood, and John Huppenthal. Mr. Gordon also participated in the revisions of the Arizona History and Social Studies standards. In January 2017, Mr. Gordon started the political blog Twenty-First Century Progressive Bull Moose. It has a global following and routinely comments on the political events of the day. Mr. Gordon also helps administer the Facebook page Living Blue in Arizona. He is also currently writing a series of Young Adult science fiction novels which incorporate the themes of time travel and its impact on history. Mr. Gordon is very happy to be asked to join the Blog for Arizona team and hopes to spread the progressive word to make Arizona a better place for everyone.

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  1. Alan “I kept my underwear on” Dersh is landing himself in the history books, and history will not be kind.

    But he’s an attention whore and can’t help himself.

    As a side note, Alan Dershowitz was not only Jeffrey Epstein’s lawyer (nothing wrong with that, even bad guys have a right to representation), he was also pals with the dead child molester, and has been accused by a woman of raping her at one of Dead Jeffrey Epstein’s pedophile camps.

    And Dersh wrote an op ed back in the late 1990’s saying we should get rid of statutory rape laws and lower the legal age for girls to get molested by creepy old dudes.

    He said that a 19 year old having sex with a 17 year old is no different than a 40 year old having sex with a 16 year old.

    That’s right! Trump, the grab ’em by the pussy president, has an accused child rapist on his legal team.

    Oh, yeah! And Ken Starr was booted out of his cushy college job for covering up multiple rapes because football!

    Trump is dragging America through the sewer, and the GOP is complicit.

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