[ExI] Does anybody still think a US dictatorship is impossible?
atymes at gmail.com
Thu May 28 22:15:07 UTC 2020
The lower courts. By the time it could get to the Supreme Court (if it
does get that far), enough precedent will have been cited that they won't
be able to justify overruling the injunctions. Even Trump's appointees to
the Supreme Court care about getting the optics right, and have shown they
will buckle if they can't find a way to do that.
On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 3:11 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 5:30 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> *> I'm hearing the order is "dead on arrival" - parts of it order things
>> he doesn't have authority to order*
> When dictators destroy democracies they never have the authority to do so,
> but they do so anyway, and I have little confidence Trump's judges on the
> Supreme Court will do the right thing, much less the US Senate. So who's
> going to stop him?
> John K Clark
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