Attorneys for Donald Trump are scared — scared their irksome client will be charged by the Department of Justice. This is why, according to reports, they are quietly working on preparing a defense for the former Traitor and Chief. And Trump himself is well aware of this and is being briefed on various legal defenses.
Some of the potential strategies being discussed include: Blaming Trump’s advisors. This is a strategy Trump would likely be all in for since he regularly blames everybody for his whole miserable life.
Only I cannot see a Jury really buying this. We are all responsible for our own actions, and any “my advisors made me do it” type of defense would likely be laughed out of the courtroom. Another potential defense would possibly be “the right to petition the Government over a political grievance.”
That’s all well and good, but Trump didn’t petition the Government — he tried to overthrow it. There’s a bit of a difference. (Sarcasm.) The possible defenses are endless. I do not think, however, the real reason will be used at trial — if indeed there IS a trial.
If Trump were REALLY being honest, this would be his defense: “I, Donald Trump, am a malignant narcissist and a sociopath. I know I lost the election, but I don’t care. Nothing matters except me. I want what I want when I want it, and if people get hurt, well — that’s on them.
Nobody should ever attempt to get in my way as I am very special — the MOST special — the ONLY special person in this world. I should be President for life. A bad thing was done when people voted for Biden. The world is about me, and I want to stay in power forever.”
Of course, Trump will not tell his truth at trial. But one thing I am almost positive of. There is no way Trump will EVER take the stand in his own defense. Let’s imagine for a minute there IS a trial. Can one imagine Trump’s testimony? I imagine it would sound a bit like the words above — or maybe more than a bit. No, Trump will not testify — if there’s a trial. But evidently, his legal team thinks there just might be and is preparing accordingly.