Battery? Only IF Fields Is Charged

by Karl Denninger


[…] Fields has managed to get Lewandowski charged with misdemeanor battery, which under the law is simply an “unwanted touching.” The charge is usually leveled when someone commits a fairly-egregious act of “touching” (like punching you) but does not cause great injury in doing so. That is, while the letter of the law may be met here the clear intent is most-definitely not.

Never mind the better question: who was initiating the touching?

Second, there is apparently a member of Trump’s Secret Service detail that has confirmed that Fields touched Trump twice before Lewandowski intervened and Fields was warned to stop doing so, which she ignored.

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