Republicans Stand by a President Who Pardons Accused War Criminals

Carla Seaquist
5 min readDec 10, 2019

Just when you thought Donald Trump had smashed through every last guardrail of American democracy, he finds new frontiers in degradation.

In pardoning accused war criminals, Trump achieves that new low, marking a dangerous precedent for our military and scarring, perhaps irreparably, our good name and moral standing in the world.

Outrage at this degradation has gotten lost in the whirlwind of impeachment — House Democrats are reportedly drawing up Articles of Impeachment as I write — but, no…

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Carla Seaquist

Our times examined via politics, culture, morality. Author, "Can America Save Itself from Decline?" (Vol. II). Playwright. Fmr. HuffPost. www.carlaseaquist.com.