no, you yammering idiots, Donald Trump isn’t being prosecuted for “free speech.” that’s a bullshit lie
there is no constitutional right to overturn an election
yesterday, Little Donny Fuckface waddled onto his own private plane and was then driven by motorcade to the courthouse where he was treated with kid gloves during his third arraignment, and the entire wingnut outrage-industrial complex lost their fucking minds.
right on cue, the screech monkeys began howling in four-part harmony.
FREE SPEECH! FIRST AMENDMENT! THEY’RE GOING AFTER TRUMP FOR EXERCISING HIS RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH!
as usual, they’re lying their stupid fucking faces off.
if you honestly think that Donald Trump is being prosecuted about free speech, what you’re really telling us is that you haven’t even bothered to read the indictment.
because it’s right there on page two:
3). The Defendant had a right, like every American, to speak publicly about the election and even to claim, falsely, that there had been outcome-determinative fraud during the election and that he had won. He was also entitled to formally challenge the results of the election through lawful and appropriate means, such as by seeking recounts or audits of the popular vote in states or filing lawsuits challenging ballots and procedures. Indeed, in many cases, the Defendant did pursue these methods of contesting the election results. His efforts to change the outcome in any state through recounts, audits, or legal challenges were uniformly unsuccessful.
right up front, Jack Smith explicitly states that Trump had every right to stick his big dumb pumpkin face in front of the nearest microphone and vomit lie after lie after lie about the election he so overwhelmingly lost.
The Guy Who Convicts War Criminals in The Hague continues, noting that Trump had every right to take his case to court. which he did, filing sixty unsuccessful lawsuits.
if Donald Trump had stopped right there and fucked off and gone home, we wouldn’t even be having this conversation.
because those are, in fact, Trump’s constitutional rights.
but you know what isn’t a constitutional right?
there is no constitutional right to gather your ace team of parking garage lawyers — along with whatever the fuck Rudy Giuliani is — and hatch some crackpot scheme to create fraudulent slates of bogus electors. that’s not free speech.
there is no constitutional right to conspire to seize voting machines — or to invoke the insurrection act, if all else goes wrong. that’s not free speech.
there is no constitutional right to send an angry mob of dipshits to invade the Capitol and disrupt an official proceeding. that’s not free speech.
and THAT, ladies and gentlemen, is what Donald Trump is being prosecuted for. it’s all right there in black and white.
but don’t expect Republicans to be honest with you about this. being honest about why Trump is being prosecuted means admitting that they stand with a criminal. that they stand with a self-entitled shitbag who believes that laws don’t apply to him. that they stand with a big fucking dirty-diaper crybaby who can’t deal with being a LOSER.
and so, the lies continue.
here’s Esteemed Senator Marco Rubio, efficiently telling two lies in one tweet:
Little Marco isn’t an idiot. he’s just pretending to be one in order to keep the rubes angry. because that’s what it means to be a Republican today.
hey, but at least The New York Times didn’t buy into this right-wing framing, right? the Good Old Liberal Grey Lady wouldn’t do that, would they?
no. no no no no no no no no no.
New York Times, what the fuck are you doing here?
this is not a he-said-she-said issue. there are not two sides — there are only facts.
don’t play these games. inform the public. do your fucking job.
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