Strange: ‘Unpro­fes­sion­al’ Fani Willis still allowed to try Trump

Strange: ‘Unprofessional’ Fani Willis still allowed to try Trump

Stuck between a 20-ton rock and a Geor­gia hard place, Ful­ton Coun­ty Supe­ri­or Court Judge Scott McAfee attempt­ed to split the baby in his rul­ing about Dis­trict Attor­ney Fani Willis’s con­duct of the elec­tion-relat­ed charges against Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump and oth­ers. McAfee will allow Willis to con­tin­ue her unprece­dent­ed pros­e­cu­tion of Trump — but only if Willis fires Nathan Wade, the sub­or­di­nate spe­cial pros­e­cu­tor with whom she had an affair.
Ren­der­ing the rul­ing weird­er and per­haps more fla­grant­ly polit­i­cal are the count­less con­ces­sions that Willis is incom­pe­tent and indeed cor­rupt that McAfee makes through­out his deci­sion. McAfee admits that the Trump pros­e­cu­tion is “encum­bered by an appear­ance of impro­pri­ety” not just because of the pow­er imbal­ance between Wade and Willis, but …