There is a very good reason legal scholars aren’t exactly sure if Trump can actually pardon himself – an idea that was, until last week, grossly laughable, but now, given how we live full time in the Upside Down, has been floated as a serious possibility in this fine year of our Trumpian apocalypse, 2017. We now await Trump’s shrugging, dumb-guy declaration that he’s the most powerful human who ever lived, is totally omnipotent, will probably live forever, can singlehandedly order the death of anyone he wishes and will hereby declare Pizza Hut to be the national food, Fox & Friends the sole arbiter of 'truth' and Ivanka's face carved into Mount Rushmore, replacing Lincoln - a man who, he might say, 'liked black people a little too much.' Who’s going to stop him?
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