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Patriot Post. May 2024

By Douglas Andrews, Patriot Post, May 31, 2024

The Democrats got the verdict they wanted in the six-week show trial of the former president. Or did they?

“The real verdict is going to be November 5th, by the people. And they know what happened here, and everyone knows what happened here.”

So said a defiant Donald Trump late yesterday afternoon, immediately after a Manhattan jury found him guilty on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records some eight years ago. Apparently, the statute of limitations applies to everyone except Donald Trump, who thus becomes the first American president to ever be convicted of a crime.

Shortly after the verdict, a surge of donations to Trump’s campaign website crashed its online fundraising page. No doubt anticipating this, the Biden-Harris campaign went money-grubbing: “Donald Trump’s supporters are fired up and likely setting fundraising records for his campaign … so while the MAGA Right comes to the aid of Trump, Joe Biden — and those who care about democracy — need you.” …