Port: New York prosecuting Donald Trump is worse than a bad idea. It’s unjust.


MINOT, N.D. — As anyone familiar with my body of work knows, I detest Donald Trump, and his political movement, but even I can see that prosecutors in New York are making a terrible mistake by attempting to prosecute the disgraced former president for actions around his pay-off to porn star Stormy Daniels.

I’ve heard some argue that Trump ought not to be prosecuted because he’s a former president and has demonstrated a willingness to incite his political movement to violence. Just last week, Trump asserted that he’d be arrested today (that seems, as I write this, unlikely to happen) and called on his followers to protest .

That sort of thing shouldn’t matter to those tasked with enforcing the law.

Nobody should be above the law. Especially powerful political figures.

But also, those enforcing the law shouldn’t be motivated by politics, and that’s clearly what’s happening in New York.

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