Interesting development here in Colorado regarding Trump and the 14th amendment.

  • Wogi@lemmy.world
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    7 months ago

    Fight to get him disqualified in enough states to prevent him from winning the primaries.

    But, importantly, not all of them.

    Prevent the GOP from coalescing around a single candidate, and they don’t stand a chance in 2024

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      Not relevant here, because states decide how their ballots are run. It’s similar to how some states can prevent felons from voting for life.

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        They already stayed their decision until Jan 4 to give the SCOTUS time to rule on this.

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        Yeah, the 14th amendment to the Constitution of The United States of America isn’t relevant here…

        Adding /s because some people don’t understand context.

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          If it’s not relevant then why did they stay their decision until scotus can rule?(If Trump decides to take it to the Supreme Court)

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            Did you really not read the comment I was responding to, or should I have added /s to it because some people are incapable of understanding context?

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        A lot of felons* may not have the money machine to pay the lawyers to fight all the way to the Supreme Court. And there’s also the supremacy clause, so idk, which is why I’d like to hear from a con law pro, attorney or paralegal.

        • That was an embarrassing autocorrect.
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    Uuuuugh! Why is this a surprise? WE ALL SAW IT ON JAN 6TH! DUDE WENT ALONG WITH THIS SEDITIOUS BULLSHIT! THANKS FOR WRECKING DEMOCRACY FOR US, JERK.

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      Narrator - "Fact is, they were foolin themselves if they thought they ever had democracy "

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    This isn’t going to go how we want. It feels good now, but it’s essentially a free ticket for the most right wing court in decades to rewrite/reinterpret the 14th ammendment…