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Charlie Pierce: Jack Smith’s Latest Filing Is More Proof Trump Did F*ck All to Stop the Goons on January 6

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Charlie Pierce: Jack Smith’s Latest Filing Is More Proof Trump Did F*ck All to Stop the Goons on January 6
Charlie Pierce Esquire

Every president swears to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and every printed copy of said Constitution says that one of its original purposes is to “insure domestic tranquility.”

“All of us here today do not want to see our election victory stolen by emboldened radical-left Democrats, which is what they’re doing. And stolen by the fake news media. That’s what they’ve done and what they’re doing. We will never give up, we will never concede. It doesn’t happen. You don’t concede when there’s theft involved. Our country has had enough. We will not take it anymore and that’s what this is all about. And to use a favorite term that all of you people really came up with: We will stop the steal. Today I will lay out just some of the evidence proving that we won this election and we won it by a landslide. This was not a close election.”—El Caudillo del Mar-A-Lago, January 6, 2021.

Nope. That’s not insuring domestic tranquility. Not a bit of it. I asked around.

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