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New YouGov poll is devastating for Trump and Independent voters. (Original Post) Doodley May 31 OP
Someone on MSNBC said that because Michael Cohen is an underling to trump Maraya1969 May 31 #1
iirc, he can appeal based on disparate treatment. mopinko May 31 #2
That someone fails to account for one important thing NanaCat May 31 #3
Once again, the "not sures" baffle me. Chellee May 31 #4

Maraya1969

(22,826 posts)
1. Someone on MSNBC said that because Michael Cohen is an underling to trump
Fri May 31, 2024, 01:15 PM
May 31

and he served time that it makes it more likely that trump will serves time. I guess it would look very unfair if they did the same crime but only one goes to jail.

 

NanaCat

(2,332 posts)
3. That someone fails to account for one important thing
Fri May 31, 2024, 05:16 PM
May 31

One of Cohen's crimes was for tax evasion, a more serious felony than what TSF did, and Cohen's crime was federal, meaning he did not face a state judge, but one from the federal courts who have different rules for sentencing.

Only a complete idiot would expect different crimes to result in the same penalties just because the criminals convicted happen to know each other.

Chellee

(2,124 posts)
4. Once again, the "not sures" baffle me.
Fri May 31, 2024, 05:35 PM
May 31

Pollster: Trump is a felon. Does that make you more or less likely to vote for him?

8% of respondents: I'm not sure. Hmm...nope, don't know. Can't decide how Trump being a convicted criminal affects my vote. Gosh, that's a stumper.

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