Dershowitz to Newsmax: Left-Wing McCarthyism Targets Trump Defenders

Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax on Friday that any judge who rules in favor of former President Donald Trump as he fights legal battles on several fronts will be subject to the kind of ridicule that suspected communists faced during the era of Sen. Joe McCarthy in the 1950s.

“If you are perceived as enabling Trump in the in the [left-wing] communities of New York and Washington, D.C., your personal life will be affected; and judges are influenced by that,” Dershowitz told “Rob Schmitt Tonight.” “That’s why there cannot be a trial of Trump either in Manhattan or in the District of Columbia, because no judge will have the courage to throw out the case and have their personal and family and professional lives ruined.

“We are living in an age of left-wing McCarthyism, and I went through the original McCarthyism. This is extraordinarily dangerous.”

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