Trump's ethics office reverses policy, will allow anonymous donors to fund White House employees' legal defense


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/09/14/trumps-ethics-office-reverse.html


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Reversible ethics? Oxymoron of the hour.


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While some might think that having the words ‘ethics’ and ‘Trump’ in one sentence is a mistake, this is definitely not true. For instance: “Donald Trump obviously thinks that ethics are something that he cannot be bothered with.”


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If the President does it, that means it is not unethical.


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So foreign donations would be ok too?


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Fascinating. A mechanism that allows members of the public to bribe the Trump Administration-- as long as he holds up his end of the deal, and renews his legal jeopardy on a periodic basis.


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corruption
noun - cor·rup·tion - \ kə-ˈrəp-shən \

  1. a :dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers) :depravity
    b :decay, decomposition the corruption of a carcass
    c :inducement to wrong by improper or unlawful means (such as bribery) the corruption of government officials
    d :a departure from the original or from what is pure or correct the corruption of a text the corruption of computer files
  2. archaic :an agency or influence that corrupts
  3. chiefly dialectal :pus

Synonyms:
breakdown, decay, decomposition, festering, putrefaction, putrescence, rot, spoilage


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