Hush Hush…It’s the Deep State
Recently I wrote to LRC readers an introduction to the populist lawyer Robert Barnes.
This weekend I joined ($5/month) his Locals channel and binged on Barnes’ “Hush Hush” series (my wife was on a business trip). Barnes loves the style of James Ellroy, and his LA Confidential, hence Hush Hush, the name of the magazine in this novel that is based on the scandal sheet Confidential magazine.
These episodes are a tour de force of what seems to be extemporaneous exposition on topics that usually lead to the machinations of the deep state. Barnes is a real showman. First he briefly describes the institutional narrative and then gives his alternative narrative on historical and current topics. It is important to understand that Barnes is giving a closing argument as he would try to convince a jury for an alternative narrative; thus it is not documented and he admits that he does not necessarily believe in it himself.
I have never served on an actual jury, but did once participate in a law school exercise at Duke University Law School. It was a case concerning a traffic accid
Article from LewRockwell