Convicted Felon In The U.S. And Can’t Find A Job? Why Not President?

How the American Constitution fails the average person

Kim Fedyk
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs

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On May 30, 2024, former President Donald Trump was convicted on 34 felony counts. It was proven that he falsified business documents concerning a hush money payment made to adult film star Stormy Daniels.

When I heard this news, I cheered. Finally, it seemed like justice was being served.

Then I read the fine print.

Yes, he was convicted. He may even serve up to four years in prison. But he can still run for president.

Let me say that again. A convicted felon can be president of the United States.

The highest office in the country. Heck, not only the highest office, he can run the country.

But any other convicted felon, upon being released from prison, isn’t even able to get an office job, due to a criminal history background check.

How does that make any amount of sense?

The American Constitution never expected a felon to run for the presidency

When the Constitution was created, it defined a clear set of guidelines for those who wanted to be the next U.S…

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Kim Fedyk
Bouncin’ and Behavin’ Blogs

Published author, wife and mom. I blog about motherhood, life and my self-publishing journey