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Response to dlk (Reply #10)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 12:54 PM

33. This isn't all that difficult . . .

The Constitution provides what it provides. Trump is an "illegitimate" President only if it can be established that he is so per the Constitution.

All of the various allegations of "treason," "cheating," what-have-you, may provide a grounds for removing Trump from office through some constitutionally-recognized process (e.g., impeachment and conviction). But the argument that any of these factors means that Trump is per se "illegitimate" -- if by that one means that Trump cannot at this moment be recognized as holding the office of "the President" -- has no basis in law, as far as I'm concerned.

As far as that goes, it doesn't have that much basis in logic either. If thinking it makes people feel better or whatnot, okay. Whatever floats your boat. When it comes to such matters, I generally prefer to live and think in the real world.

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