May 31, 2018 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Keep the (Democratic) Faith
Dinesh D’Souza's disgusting pardon may look like yet another reason to lose hope in democracy. But it's really the opposite.
Today’s announcement that President Donald Trump plans to pardon Dinesh D’Souza does more than “trigger the libs,” as they say. It tests our democratic faith.
D’Souza is a lying, thieving, and philandering sadist, much like the president. But unlike Trump, he was held accountable. In 2014, he was convicted for campaign finance fraud. He confessed to the charge. In pardoning D’Souza, Trump is not only saying consequences be damned. He’s saying justice itself is meaningless.
Here’s CNN’s Jake Tapper this morning.