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It should be no surprise if everyone on Team Swampy gets off without even facing charges voted out of a grand jury, even if FBI agents gave away secrets to a foreign spy. To restore justice, both real and perceived, it is time for Attorney General Barr to think outside the legal swamp. It is time to make a serious case, in public and all the way to the Supreme Court, for a change of venue to a pool of demonstrably fair-minded prospective jurors.
Without this credible threat, the chance of the outside review team, leaked to the New York Times to discredit any negative findings, actually unearthing the wrongdoing of Democrats in career prosecutor disguise will approach nil. The Flynn review will produce little in the way of real justice, that is in severe legal, financial, and career consequences to the team that perpetrated this fraudulent prosecution. The wider review of political prosecutions, together with the Durham legal campaign, will produce so little as to support the DNC, deep state, and TruCon lapdogs’ claim that it has always been noble public servants standing against Orange Man Bad and his Deplorables.
The case to be made is that voter rolls, campaign contributions, and geotagged social media posts, coded for political and social views and intensity, all overwhelmingly show what “everybody knows.” We all understand that the same group of voters who put the radical Democrats into power in Virginia is conflicted out of fairly considering grand jury testimony involving Orange Man Bad. This means every single case that every social media, print, broadcast, and cable forum is demonstrably coding as pro- or con-Trump and his Deplorables.
The Supreme Court needs to have it put squarely, in a DOJ symposium or a Senate Judiciary hearing in the next one to three months. It would be nice if the third branch of government was politically neutral, but no one outside of a few judges’ chambers sees it that way, or Justice Thomas and Justice Kavanaugh would not have been treated as they were, and still are. Were the courts not seen as deeply political, we would be reading the opinions of Justice Bork. Nor are the legislators, presidents, and voters confused or misinformed. Layout the hot button cases and the justices’ votes. Show the reality of the “Greenhouse effect.” Give Roberts the intervention he desperately needs, then offer the way to redemption of the courts’ character through rulings that are seen as fair by “Deplorables.”
Move for a wholesale change of venue for all politically sensitive cases, moving them to populations of prospective grand jurors and trial courts where the voting rolls and patterns of political behavior are “purple,” are right down the middle, showing real willingness to consider both parties, including President Trump. There are such judicial districts and they are not all that hard to find.
Offer to pick up the tab for transportation, food, and lodging for witnesses and subjects of investigation, at standard federal worker rates. After all, this is a matter of the highest national interest, affecting public perception of the entire system’s legitimacy and affecting the actual integrity of our most powerful federal agencies. Moreover, the deep state actors whose actions must be reviewed are already federal employees, so should have little basis for objecting to being perhaps put on TDY for some period of time. We must know who did what to whom and why. Short of a simple tit-for-tat tally of pre-dawn raids, perp walks, and financial ruining of targets, we need to see real results of the reported deep state clean-up campaign that are actually trusted by Obama-Trump voters.
Attorney General Barr and Chief Justice Roberts should be in violent agreement that Americans deserve timely justice, as viewed by voters in swing districts in 2016, lest the next election and the election after that bring out real wrath that imperils our constitutional republic. This is where Attorney General Barr should urge President Trump to weigh in, to put his thumb, armed with briefed facts and published products to link in his tweets and speeches.Published in