Trump to pardon former administration official

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Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:40 am

Scooter Libby.

Interesting. He wasn't rotting in jail or anything, he had been granted clemency but not a pardon by Bush.

Is it a signal to Manafort, Cohen et al to stay loyal and he will use his pardon power to protect them if needed?

What kind of multidimensional game is this??
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Re: Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:14 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:What kind of multidimensional game is this??
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N dimensional Candy Land in Hilbert space (tip of the hat to gnome). :)
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Re: Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by gnome » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:18 pm

I'm waiting for the N-dimensional kicking the table over and sending the pieces flying in Hilbert space.
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Re: Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:35 pm

:lmao:
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Re: Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:32 pm

gnome wrote:I'm waiting for the N-dimensional kicking the table over and sending the pieces flying in Hilbert space.
Just check his twitter feed. It happens pretty much every day. :D
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Re: Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:17 am

Serious analysis, not particularly convoluted:

A favor for a pal (if not Scooter himself some friend of Scooter in the senate or some such).
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Re: Trump to pardon former administration official

Post by gnome » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:23 am

Hell, he was probably told (accurately) that the typical reaction would be puzzlement rather than outrage.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
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