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"I See Dead People": Bragg's Case Against Trump Goes Paranormal

• Zero Hedge

Authored by Jonathan Turley,

Below is my column on the completion of the testimony of Stormy Daniels and the start of the testimony of Michael Cohen. With a dubious legal theory, the testimony has only magnified the criticism of the prosecution as parading sensational rather than material evidence before the jury and the public. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is losing even CNN hosts and legal analysts. Fareed Zakaria noted "I doubt the New York indictment would have been brought against a defendant whose name was not Donald Trump" Elie Honig has observed that, if brought in a less democratic district, "I would say there's no chance of a conviction." The Bragg case was never "normal" but last week it seemed to go paranormal.

Here is the column:

"I see dead people." Before this week, that claim was most associated with the nine-year-old character Cole Sear from the 1999 film "The Sixth Sense." But now it is one of the talents claimed by former adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her bizarre testimony in Manhattan during former President Donald Trump's trial.

It turns out that speaking to the dead was one of the few relevant things Daniels had to offer in the case, which is now on a collision course with a motion for acquittal before the case even goes to the jury.