Desperately disqualifying Donald

"Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime" was a guiding principle of Lavrentiy Beria.  Beria was Joseph Stalin's notorious head of the Soviet Secret Police.  His notion gives curious homage to the biblical teaching "all have sinned."  Give dedicated investigators enough time and resources, preached Beria, and they will find your crime or my crime.  Beria is no longer with us, but his philosophy and his zeal are alive and turning our country into a police state.

All the Democrats' horses and all the Democrats' men have spent the last seven years doing their worst to make Donald Trump unelectable.  First, a special counsel was appointed to rid them of President Trump.  Two separate impeachments without convictions followed.  The fondest hope of the infamous Great Reset was to separate him from national leadership.  When Trump-followers protested the very questionable election of 2020, his opponents called it an insurrection and accused Trump of being the ringleader.  On August 8, 2022, a day that will live in MAGA infamy, 30 FBI agents raided President Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago, seizing documents.  Guess how many times this has been done before to a former president?  Never!

Image: Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore.  CC BY-SA 2.0.

After all the damage the Democrats and their allies have done to Mr. Trump already, why would they go to this unprecedented extreme with an FBI raid on his home?  I suspect they are desperate and scared.

I suspect the Democrats and their allies have a lot of "splaining" to do.  Even though we are constantly told the 2020 election was above reproach, nearly three quarters of Republicans doubt that Biden was the winner.  Surprising numbers of independents and Democrats share these doubts.

Former president Carter, a Democrat, co-chaired a committee seeking ways to improve elections in America.  His committee strongly warned against mail-in ballots.  Yet mail-in ballots were widely used in the 2020 election.

If the Mar-a-Lago raid yields nothing and Trump is re-elected in 2024, let the Clintons, the Obamas, Adam Schiff, Liz Cheney, Nancy Pelosi, and Adam Kinzinger reimburse the Treasury for all the money they wasted desperately trying to disqualify Donald Trump.  That would be poetic justice.

Since Biden has broken precedent by raiding the home of a former president, perhaps we can look forward to raids on Biden's homes in Rehoboth Beach and Wilmington.  Maybe we'll find a smoking laptop.  Oops, I forgot we already did, and the FBI is hardly at work on it.

Ned Cosby is a regular contributor to American Thinker, is a pastor, veteran Coast Guard officer, and a retired career public high school teacher.  His newest novel OUTCRY is a love story exposing the refusal of Christian leaders to report and discipline clergy who sexually abuse our young people. This work of fiction addresses crimes that are all too real.  Cosby has also written RECOLLECTIONS FROM MY FATHER'S HOUSE, tracing his own odyssey from 1954 to the present.  For more info, visit Ned Cosby.

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