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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Trump University

The Evergropenfuhrer - who never settles - settled his fraud case over bilking the rubes with his Trump University scam.  The settlement was for $25M.

There is a logic for any president to settle a case, he has an important job to do and going to court will take up a lot of time and energy.  Since the Donald has to learn how government works and shit, he will likely be busier than usual.  Also, Trump was clearly worried about the discovery process spiraling out of control.

While settlements usually don't come with an admission of guilt, when you're writing a $25M check, you probably don't think you could've won.

I'm just curious if the news media that harped incessantly on Clinton's email server even cares about this.  It got headlines, but it's already being pushed off the news.  Clinton, you may recall, was investigated, cleared but still apologized over the email thing.  And still we covered it and covered it and covered it.

Trump, however, has so many outrages, it's tough to keep up. I have close to zero faith that our media will even try.

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