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No, Trump’s Call For A Special Prosecutor Isn’t ‘Banana Republic’ Stuff

By  Ben Shapiro

During the second presidential debate on Sunday night, Donald Trump suggested that he would appoint an attorney general and urge the new AG to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton’s email malfeasance. When Clinton protested that “it’s just awfully good that someone with the temperament of Donald Trump is not in charge of the law in our country,” Trump fired back, “Because you’d be in jail.”

The media went apoplectic. How could Trump suggest that he’d jail his opponent? CNN’s Dana Bash compared Trump to “Stalin or Hitler.” Clinton’s campaign manager pearl-clutched: “He was talking like he would become some dictator of a banana republic and throw her and his political enemies in jail.”

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