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mhh__ 32 days ago | hide | past | favorite

Posted because the commentary is by a lawyer who practices in DC rather than a pundit or journalist.

Stories like this (this one included) keep getting flagged. I appreciate that HN's policy is to generally stay away from politics, but this is not a political act. This is a despotic act. Trump has abandoned the decorum and procedure of politics, and we can no longer treat this as a "politics" -- this is an emergent issue of human rights. This is a direct and brutal attack on our right to peacefully assemble, on our right to free speech, on our right to a free press, on our right to life and liberty.

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