The Roger Stone Case Proves the DOJ Is In Trump’s Pocket

The Department of Justice easing up on Trump’s former campaign ally brings us closer to full-fledged authoritarianism

Former adviser to President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after being found guilty of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election on November 15, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

No longer are we on the slow road to authoritarianism. We are on its doorstep.

Political columnist for the Boston Globe. He is the co-author of “Clear and Present Safety: The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters To Americans.”

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