With Trump raving in White House meetings, prompted by the equally certifiable Michael Flynn, about declaring martial law, it sets an old Middle East hand like me thinking.Trump aping Mideast Tinpot Dictators and raving about declaring Martial Law, which even Iran Prohibits
A week after Michael Flynn secured a full pardon from President Donald Trump, the ex-national security adviser is under fire for sharing a call for his former boss to “immediately declare a limited form of martial law, and temporarily suspend the Constitution and civilian control of these federal elections, for the sole purpose of having the military oversee a national re-vote.”Recently Pardoned Flynn Shares Call for Trump to Declare Martial Law and Make Military Oversee New Election | Common Dreams News
After Trump confidant Roger Stone drew widespread attention for advising President Donald Trump to declare martial law after Election Day, he has continued to promote conspiracy theories about Democrats stealing the election to justify Trump taking draconian actions to stay in office.Roger Stone continues to lay the groundwork for Trump to declare martial law | Media Matters for America
The Trump regime will likely take full advantage of spreading COVID-19 outbreaks for hardened police state rule — instead of prioritizing public health and economic justice actions for ordinary Americans.
It’s not unseeable that Trump could call a National Emergency and cancel the election. (ODT)