Stephen Sekula

Où est Lafayette?

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"Où est Lafayette?"

For want of a photo-op, the president ordered the forceful clearing of Lafayette Square last night ahead of curfew so he could awkwardly clutch a Bible and stand in front of a church. [1] Setting aside all the obvious things that are wrong with this (which have been well-covered in today’s commentary), I have been …

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Carlisle Barracks did a nice two volume history on the use of the Insurrection Act.  I have it on the shelf.  There are no historical precedents that Mr. Trump can truthfully say he is following.

Stephen Michael Kellat at 2020-06-03T01:07:29Z