1/7 Good morning my growing band of brothers and resister sisters. The past three days have been a lesson in the clear unambiguous delivery of the damning case against Donald J Trump. However, like some dystopian epic, good is surrounded by political self interest and ideology.
2/7 It’s like a political OJ moment, but worse. The jury is half made up of friends of the accused, some of whom are meeting in person with the defence team to discuss strategy to provide cover to acquit Trump. Any hope America had of restoring its reputation on the world stage
3/7..has taken a nose dive, as the world looks on saying WTF? This has exposed so many flaws in the political system, that it’s embarrassing to watch. When you have reached a position where a president can incite and obtain pleasure, from the storming of the seat of democracy,
4/7..the hunting down of lawmakers and the Vice President, you have truly lost your way. Trump has always claimed he is above the law and the Senate is about to prove he was absolutely right. Here is a man that would have been happy to impose marshal law and he clearly would
5/6..have got support from the GOP. There is now a cancer at the heart of US democracy and it is unapologetically eating the moral fibre of America, in plain sight. Is this who America is? We know it’s not, but unless you rid politics of this culture of aiding and abetting
6/6..a monster, you can never truly move on. The Senate of the greatest nation on earth, is at the mercy of members that appear to wear corrupt intent, as a badge of honour. There are members of the Republican caucus that are openly in breach of their oath of office.
7:7 The chilling message, is that the American people come a poor second to political dogma and ideology. I salute Jamie Raskin and his colleagues for their flawless presentation of the prosecution case. To the GOP I say, your abandonment of honesty & integrity is unconscionable.

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1/7 Good morning friends and Happy Valentines ❤️ The circus has ended with much the result I expected, but unlike some, I do think that it has served a purpose of laying out the case to the American people, just who Donald Trump really is and what he’s done to undermine democracy
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