Trump just issued multiple war crime pardons. Experts think it’s a bad idea.
Trump loves the military. But he doesn’t seem to respect its justice system.
Trump loves the military. But his issuing three pardons — one before a trial — makes it seem as if he doesn’t respect its justice system.
More recently he’s taken to extending this peculiar brand of “law & order” politics to war criminals. If you have the right friends, the rules don’t apply to you.
Trump’s presidency is a parade of grifts and corruption but this really is uniquely gross and dangerous