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Does Donald Trump's Conviction in New York Make Us Banana Republicans?

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2024
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The United States doesn't fully meet the definition of a banana republic—we don't have an economy dependent on resources, like bananas. But in terms of unstable politics in which government officials misuse powers and the courts to punish foes, the U.S. resembles that term more every day. The concluded hush-money trial of former (future?) President Donald Trump is a case in point.

"President Donald Trump was convicted yesterday of allegedly altering business records to conceal his alleged payment of money to a porn star, Stormy Daniels, in order to influence...

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https://reason.com/2024/06/03/does-donald-trumps-conviction-in-new-york-make-us-banana-republicans/

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