Manhattan district attorney: Liar, liar, pants on fire

There’s nothing new that seems particularly enlightening on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, since the last issue.


Donald Trump

Finances

Don’t believe it when the Manhattan district attorney claims the criminal investigation into Donald Trump’s finances is ongoing.[1] This is a baldfaced lie. It’s dead[2] not on the merits[3] but because this is a chickenshit D.A. who isn’t man enough to admit he’s chickenshit.[4]

William D. Cohan, “The Billion-Dollar Trump-Wall Street Mystery,” Puck News, April 6, 2022, https://puck.news/the-billion-dollar-trump-wall-street-mystery/

Corinne Ramey, “Trump Criminal Probe Continues, While New York Attorney General Seeks Contempt in Civil Case,” Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-criminal-probe-is-ongoing-top-manhattan-prosecutor-says-11649356200

Tierney Sneed and Sonia Moghe, “New York AG asks court to hold Donald Trump in contempt,” CNN, April 7, 2022, https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/07/politics/james-trump-contempt/index.html


Hate

Arthur Goldhammer, “Yes, Be Worried: Marine Le Pen Could Finally Come to Power in France,” New Republic, April 7, 2022, https://newrepublic.com/article/166041/marine-le-pen-win-president-france-2022-elections


U.S. Supreme Court

Mike DeBonis and Seung Min Kim, “Senate confirms Jackson as first Black woman on Supreme Court,” Washington Post, April 7, 2022, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/04/07/jackson-confirmation-vote-senate/


John Fetterman

Julia Terruso, “An ad supporting Conor Lamb sparked a backlash for wrongly calling John Fetterman a ‘self-described democratic socialist,’” Philadelphia Inquirer, April 7, 2022, https://www.inquirer.com/politics/election/conor-lamb-super-pac-ad-john-fetterman-20220407.html


  1. [1]Corinne Ramey, “Trump Criminal Probe Continues, While New York Attorney General Seeks Contempt in Civil Case,” Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-criminal-probe-is-ongoing-top-manhattan-prosecutor-says-11649356200; Tierney Sneed and Sonia Moghe, “New York AG asks court to hold Donald Trump in contempt,” CNN, April 7, 2022, https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/07/politics/james-trump-contempt/index.html
  2. [2]Jane Mayer, “Why Does New York’s Criminal Investigation of Donald Trump Appear All But Over?” New Yorker, February 24, 2022, https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/why-does-new-yorks-criminal-investigation-of-donald-trump-appear-all-but-over; Corinne Ramey and Deanna Paul, “Two Prosecutors in New York Investigation of Donald Trump Resign,” Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/two-prosecutors-in-new-york-investigation-of-donald-trump-resign-11645650257
  3. [3]Corinne Ramey and Deanna Paul, “Ex-Manhattan Prosecutor Who Resigned Said He Believed Trump Committed Numerous Felonies,” Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2022, https://www.wsj.com/articles/ex-manhattan-prosecutor-who-resigned-said-he-believed-trump-committed-numerous-felonies-11648087035
  4. [4]William D. Cohan, “The Billion-Dollar Trump-Wall Street Mystery,” Puck News, April 6, 2022, https://puck.news/the-billion-dollar-trump-wall-street-mystery/

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