LIBERTARIAN: Misconduct by the FBI and its informants lead to entrapment of two fools

https://legalinsurrection.com/2022/08/two-michigan-men-convicted-of-conspiracy-to-kidnap-democratic-gov-gretchen-whitmer/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=two-michigan-men-convicted-of-conspiracy-to-kidnap-democratic-gov-gretchen-whitmer

Two Michigan Men Convicted of Conspiracy to Kidnap Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

  • The suspects in the kidnapping plot claim the FBI set them up.

Posted by Mary Chastain Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 01:00pm

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The entrapment accusation came out in July 2021 by BuzzFeed of all places. The outlet reviewed the evidence and found out that at least 12 of the FBI confidential informants had a larger role in the plot:

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Julie Kelly had a great thread:

*Limited cross examin by defense (for 1st time he said, also extremely rare in criminal cases) of 2 cooperating witnesses allegedly part of the conspiracy

*Repeatedly scolded defense in front of jury; accused defense of wasting time over “crap” questioning

*Gave unwieldy…

— Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 (@julie_kelly2) August 23, 2022

Judge Jonker, a GWB appointee, handled this trial far differently than the first.

You’re telling me a jury didn’t convict on a SINGLE COUNT in first trial with 2 more defendants but returned all guilty in less than half the time with 2 fewer defendants?

Jonker got the message.

— Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 (@julie_kelly2) August 23, 2022

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I hope there’s an appeal.  I’d contribute to a defense fund.

Yes, they were stupid bozos but the FBI did the entrapment.

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