On the matter of the former president*’s taxes, the Supreme Court of the United States on Monday decided that it pretty much doesn’t want any part of the former president* of the United States, and it delivered the former president* up to the tender mercies of a New York District Attorney. From the Washington Post:

After a four-month delay, the court denied Trump’s motion in a one-sentence order with no recorded dissents.

It is plain that the Court waited until after the election and its prolonged aftermath were over before washing its hands of the former president*, which is an ominous sign for him, and his family, and his various flunkies and enablers.

Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire Politics.