Who Are You Calling Weak?
The Democrats have engaged in an unprecedented campaign of lawfare since Biden became President, with politically motivated prosecutions against everyone from a meme maker, to elderly Trump supporters, to President Trump himself. The Republicans' response so far has been to call one the prosecutors going after Trump "weak" on Twitter.
Dems are indicting the leader of the opposition and Republicans are calling them weak on Twitter. https://t.co/rU7UGCGpir— David Pinsen (@dpinsen) July 18, 2023
Who is the weak one here, Republicans doing nothing to fight this, or the U.S. Attorney who's already indicted Trump once and is about to indict him again? The question answers itself.
Of course, to fight back against lawfare, Republicans need lawyers, and one of the Democrats' insidious moves is to target Trump's lawyers. The pseudonymous Twitter account "Conan, Esq" posted a thread earlier this week detailing an example of the Democrats targeting arguably Trump's most esteemed attorney, John Eastman. We've included that thread in full below. Before we get to it, a quick follow up on our previous post.
A Quick Follow Up
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Now on to Conan's excellent thread on the targeting of John Eastman.
Targeting Trump's Lawyers
Lurid headlines notwithstanding, Eastman is a heavy hitter in the legal world. He graduated Chicago Law and clerked for Justice Thomas. Among other things, he taught Con Law at Chapman, serves as a Senior Fellow at Claremont, chairs a Federalist Society practice group, etc, etc. pic.twitter.com/DsxAZE8tvX— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
The Coup Memos were, in short, the origin of the theory that the Vice President had the authority to reject certain electors sent by the states in the event of competing electors and either declare Trump the winner or send the Election to the house (R-majority at the time). pic.twitter.com/s78qDhUfCy— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
The actual theories set forth in the Coup Memos are somewhat arcane, but not particularly so in the Constitutional Law space, where no higher authority exists to resolve questions and many questions remain ‘open’—theoretical solutions are par for the course.— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
It boils down to the argument that Eastman’s Constitutional theories in the Coup Memos were evidence of “moral turpitude, dishonesty, and corruption”— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
I did an actual spit take upon reading the basis for that claim was that the DOJ said there was no election fraud. pic.twitter.com/MocQsDdfhd
You’ve read all this before. It’s pure pablum. The reality is that leftoids are willing to punish their enemies ruthlessly. pic.twitter.com/1TWdTaVpYn— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
California in particular is so spun up about Eastman that they’ve introduced a bill to require attorneys to report other attorneys of “Treason”—you can guess what “Treason” will end up meaning. pic.twitter.com/NsmI0oe9U8— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
There’s more to the story, but I’m going to try to get it from Eastman himself. I’m told he’s interested in talking about the whole ordeal in a Space. Stay tuned for that. I think we’d get some fascinating first-hand accounts of the election challenges.— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
An explanation of some of the specifics of the theories set out in the Coup Memos https://t.co/5W3uRLZZGy— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023
Space has been schedule—Mr. Eastman expected to make an appearance https://t.co/H1eBRuDZR7— Conan, Esq (@conan_esq) July 18, 2023