Let me just give you a few on-the-spot personal reactions of mine about the news of the Grand Jury Indictment of former President Donald Trump.
Clearly, this is the first time in US history that a former president who is campaigning for office has been arrested for a crime. But This will also be the arrest of a presidential candidate who is now certainly the most likely the winner of this coming 2024 election. This doesn’t sound very democratic and in accordance with the US Constitution, does it?
Is the New York Grand Jury a hitman for the Democratic Party?
Perhaps some might think that there is a vague analogy to the Watergate scandal in the years 1972-1974.
First of all, time then flowed much more slowly due to the formal role of an accusation against an institutional figure such as the President in office and also due to the lack of today’s technologies and social media.
In fact, the Watergate scandal took two years to unravel the case.
Beyond appearances, I don’t think so, first because Watergate involved an incumbent President and not just a Candidate.
Claudio Resta was born in Genoa, Italy in 1958, he is a citizen of the world (Spinoza), a maverick philosopher, an interdisciplinary expert, oh, and an artist, too.
Grew up in a family of scientists where many sciences were represented by philosophy to psychoanalysis, from economics to history, from mathematics to physics, and where these sciences were subject to public display by their subject experts family members, and all those who they were part of could participate in a public family dialogue/debate on these subjects if they so wished. Read Full Bio