[Marxism] Fwd: District Attorney: No Role For a Socialist

Nick Fredman nick.j.fredman at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 01:41:06 MST 2017


Here he comes across as a decent guy determined to prosecute the rich and
powerful who deserve it and cut back on the punitive force of the justice
system used against the oppressed:

https://soundcloud.com/katie-halper/marc-fliedner-for-da-the-write-in-candidate-who-would-have-charged-harvey-weinstein

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 3:06 PM, Louis Proyect via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> I am not sure I agree with this. I can understand objecting to a DSA
> member running for sheriff but is a DA in the same category? A leftist DA
> would have the power to instruct a jury to return a not guilty verdict. I
> have personal experience with a DA (not a leftist) who did exactly that.
> Furthermore, a DA might decide to go after Wall St. banksters with more
> zeal than is currently the case. Anyhow, it is not that simple. Or maybe I
> am just a Menshevik.
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