MSNBC Writer Says Trump 'Must Die In Prison' In Order To Protect Democracy, Rips Into Former President

Zinger Key Points
  • Radio host and MSNBC author Dean Obeidallah urged life imprisonment for Trump to safeguard American democracy.
  • The conversation also explored Trump's potential prison conditions.

Radio host and MSNBC author Dean Obeidallah has taken a firm stance on the fate he believes former President Donald Trump should meet.

What Happened: In a Friday episode of "The Dean Obeidallah Show" on SiriusXM, where Mediaite’s Tommy Christopher was a guest, Obeidallah shared that Trump should face life imprisonment to prevent any future attempts to undermine U.S. democracy.

During the discussion, Obeidallah emphasized that, to deter others from orchestrating a coup in the future, Trump “must die in prison.”

The conversation also delved into recent remarks by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis concerning potential clemency for the Proud Boys, a group implicated in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

Obeidallah expressed vehement opposition to the idea of pardoning individuals involved in what he perceived as a seditious conspiracy, a crime he regarded as just shy of treason.

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He emphasized that such actions were a blatant attack on the democratic process, seeking to obstruct the validation of election outcomes.

Responding to Christopher's query about how Trump would be safeguarded in prison given the serious nature of the accusations against him, Obeidallah speculated that Trump would be “highly protected.”

The radio host cited insights from former law enforcement agent Frank Figliuzzi, noting the likelihood of Trump being housed in a Supermax facility to not only protect the American public from him but also to shield him from potential threats from fellow inmates. 

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