Former Judge: Trump More Dangerous Than Mobster

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Judge Luttig’s Concerns Regarding Trump’s Threat to the Nation

Judge Michael Luttig recently expressed grave concerns about the threat that former President Donald Trump poses to the nation and its judicial system. In a post on Twitter, Judge Luttig highlighted the danger posed by Trump’s relentless attacks on the Federal and State judiciaries, as well as the rule of law in the United States.

According to Judge Luttig, the nation is currently witnessing a concerted effort by Trump to delegitimize the courts at both the federal and state levels, as well as undermine the system of justice and the rule of law. The former president’s actions have been described as vicious, disgraceful, and unforgivable, with unprecedented attacks on judges and judicial institutions.

Never before in American history has a President launched such threatening attacks on the judiciary, and yet, there has been a notable lack of resistance to these assaults. Judge Luttig pointed out the passivity and acquiescence of the nation in the face of Trump’s relentless campaign to undermine the courts and the principles of justice.

Judge Walton’s Stand Against Trump’s Attacks

Judge Luttig specifically referenced the courageous stand taken by Judge Reggie B. Walton, who publicly expressed the concerns of the Federal and State Judiciaries regarding Trump’s attacks on the judiciary. Judge Walton’s decision to speak out on national television underscored the urgent need to confront the former president’s contemptible behavior.

While the responsibility to protect the courts and judges ultimately lies with the Supreme Court of the United States and State Supreme Courts, Judge Luttig emphasized that it is the duty of the entire nation to safeguard its judicial system, Constitution, and democracy from such dangerous attacks.

The Threat Posed by Trump’s Actions

During an appearance on MSNBC’s Deadline: White House, Judge Luttig elaborated on the magnitude of the threat posed by Trump to American democracy and the rule of law. He asserted that Trump’s attempts to delegitimize the nation’s democratic institutions and the constitution far exceed the danger posed by a mobster, given Trump’s former position as President of the United States.

Judge Luttig emphasized that the judiciary is ill-equipped to handle an ex-president who is actively working to undermine its legitimacy. Without societal recognition of the courts’ authority, their ability to function effectively is undermined. He stressed the crucial role of the entire nation in rejecting Trump’s efforts to delegitimize the governance system and society.

The Importance of Public Action in Preserving Democracy

Lawyers and proponents of the rule of law have a professional commitment to upholding legal principles, but Judge Luttig highlighted the limitations of legal mechanisms in countering Trump’s threats. In the face of potential criminal charges against Trump, only voters have the power to prevent his return to office and safeguard the nation’s future.

The upcoming election in 2024 has been described as a pivotal moment for the nation, with the outcome carrying significant implications for the preservation of democracy and the rule of law. Judge Luttig’s warnings serve as a call to action for all citizens to reject Trump’s assaults on the judiciary and prioritize the protection of fundamental democratic values.

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