No , you are not alone … ‘This trial is a work of absurdity … why? Some jurors have stated without hearing evidence that the accused is not guilty … that flies into the face of our so-called fair and balanced judicial system.’ … Not worthy of a nation wrapping itself on the ‘rule of law‘!!
Before I get the guts of the day’s doings there is something I want to pass on……
This trial is a work of absurdity…why? Some jurors have stated without hearing evidence that the accused is not guilty….that flies into the face of our so-called fair and balanced judicial system.
I am not alone in seeing the absurdity…….
President Trump is on trial.
As in a real trial, charges have been asserted: the House alleges high crimes and misdemeanors. A judge presides: Chief Justice John Roberts sits in his fine black robe at the head of the chamber. There are prosecutors (the House impeachment managers) and defense counsel (Trump’s “A-team” of lawyers).
And pursuant to our Constitution, the jurors—the members of the Senate—have sworn an oath to render “impartial justice” at the end of the trial.
So, it looks like a trial. Except that in my 40 years as a lawyer…
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