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Trump Conviction: Hard to Describe This Time in History

You just have to shake your head at the reality of the situation. 

A former President of the United States was just convicted - on several counts - of a crime. 

It's the kind of thing, even in a post-Trump Presidency, where even strange things seem normalized, going too far is desensitized, and you ultimately laugh hysterically at the uber strangeness to suppress the sadness, that even this - THIS! - is still attention-grabbing. 

It's no secret if you follow this site - I'm no Trump supporter. I understand why voters elected him in 2016 and struggle to understand why so many stay with him through it all for a 2024 campaign. 

We've reach a new level where American voters will outright neglect crimes, and vote to elect a convicted felon as President of the United States. It's quite hard to describe this time in history. 

Yet, here we are. 

Several other quick thoughts: 

  • I still wonder whether Trump wins or loses, how does the Republican party move on after Trump?
  • I don't believe this trial truly changes anything in the election.
  • I never believed it would...and have the same belief of his other legal troubles. 
  • What does that say about us?
  • Trump remains one of the most fascinating figures in history - documentaries and high school text books in the next decade or so will be good stuff. 
  • I do not understand voters who openly admit to wanting Trump as a dictator.
  • I'm floored how Trump questions everything when it doesn't go his way, and his supporting contingent runs with the narrative. It's comical (and disturbing) at this point.
  • Finally, it's hard for me to imagine a path of this nation healing while MAGA is still an active entitity.  

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