From Russiagate, a pair of impeachments, the Justice Department’s raid on Mar-a-Lago, to yet another special counsel, it seems like Trump’s tormentors are an army of Charlie Browns trying to kick the football out of Lucy’s elusive hold.
But that’s not what’s really happening. Prosecutors usually only like to take on cases they know they can win, but it’s different when it comes to dirtying up Trump. Law professor Malcolm Feeley said it best: The process is the punishment.
Dragging Trump through one dubious probe after another, only to see him slip through their fingers, may elevate the 45th