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Tue Dec 1, 2020, 07:27 PM

If a president can pardon himself, that makes him a king. And that is per se unconstitutional.

Period. End of discussion.

Our Constitution provides for a president. Not a king.

A self-pardon is a conversion from president to king.

If you can commit treason to try to destroy your main election rival (or order someone else to do it) then pardon yourself or your accomplice, you are a king. You have violated and destroyed the fundamental structure of our government.

It would encourage bad people with bad motives to become president. Free crime spree with no accountability.

The U.S. president cannot be a king. The Constitution does not provide for a king. A self-pardon makes a president a king, and therefore it is unconstitutional.

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Reply If a president can pardon himself, that makes him a king. And that is per se unconstitutional. (Original post)
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Laelth Dec 2020 #1

Response to TomDaisy (Original post)

Tue Dec 1, 2020, 07:37 PM

1. When this issue comes before the SCOTUS, I hope that the Court agrees with you.

Until this issue comes before the SCOTUS, we know nothing. This is untested legal ground.

-Laelth

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