Cory Booker must have been picking up on our Anna Daniels’ brain waves in the Zeitgeist. Here’s Cory’s depiction of the issues involved in the scenario of a possibly complicit president.
I’ve heard some pushback to this demand for “no nominations until the conclusion of the investigation”, along the lines of not “punishing” someone who must be presumed “innocent until proven guilty”, but I don’t consider this demand to be a punishment. I view it more along the lines of judiciously putting someone suspected of embezzling, on administrative leave until the issue is resolved. If the person is adjudicated as innocent, no harm done, but if the person is determined to have indeed been acting as was believed, any harm done that might have gone unchecked has been prevented.
Mitch McConnell and his allies will, of course, never accept this line of reasoning, so it’s up to us, the people, to make them see the light.
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