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August 28, 2017

Even Trump's Retweets Are Sending the Left and SubRight Spiraling Now

Katie Pavlich replied to a Ben Rhodes whine about Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio, noting that Rhodes' boss had pardoned a "traitor" and a "terrorist," referring to Chelsea ne' Bradley Manning and Oscar Rivera Lopez, respectively.

Trump retweeted Pavlich.

This is now big news.

Although the Blue Checkmark Mafia just doesn't like the fact that this is a fact, what they seem to be claiming is that this is "fake news" because Obama merely commuted the "traitor" and "terrorist" sentences to time already served, thereby freeing them.

A pardon would have retroactively absolved them of all (official) guilt.

But a commutation is functionally equivalent as regards the remaining time of their sentences.



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