Feb 14, 2020
In this episode go off on Roger Stone and freak out about what is happening at The Department of Justice, the rule of law and the state of democracy in the U.S.
Here are some articles to read about this very disturbing shit
Chuck Rosenberg in The Washington Post: This is a revolting assault on the fragile rule of law
Autocracy: Rules for Survival: "Institutions will not save you. It took Putin a year to take over the Russian media and four years to dismantle its electoral system; the judiciary collapsed unnoticed. The capture of institutions in Turkey has been carried out even faster, by a man once celebrated as the democrat to lead Turkey into the EU. Poland has in less than a year undone half of a quarter century's accomplishments in building a constitutional democracy. Of course, the United States has much stronger institutions than Germany did in the 1930s, or Russia does today ... The problem, however, is that many of these institutions are enshrined in political culture rather than in law, and all of them—including the ones enshrined in law—depend on the good faith of all actors to fulfill their purpose and uphold the Constitution."