Monday November 23, 2020

US politics turned into a theatre of the absurd by Trump and Giuliani’s antics

The US is sleepwalking into a constitutional crisis, as Trump aided by his sidekick, the erratic lawyer Rudy Giuliani, continue their power grab

22nd November, 2020
Rudy Giuliani at a news conference at the Republican National Headquarters: Trump’s lawyer performed an admirable impersonation of Joe Pesci in My Cousin Vinny Picture: Getty

“This is not a Law & Order episode where everything is neatly wrapped up in 60 minutes.”

Jenna Ellis, the main supporting act in the Rudy Giuliani legal circus, has a point. A Law & Order episode involving a multinational plot to steal a presidential election that Donald Trump won “by a landslide” would be difficult to wrap up in a single episode. Much less one where the aforementioned plot is jointly hatched by...

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