Sylvester Stallone Asks Trump To Pardon Boxer Jack Johnson: After receiving a phone call from his loyal supporter Sylvester Stallone, President Trump tweeted that he’s now considering issuing a presidential pardon for former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson, who was convicted under the Mann Act of transporting his white girlfriend across state lines.
Gee, who knew Donald Trump was a Jack Johnson admirer? Its almost beginning to sound like President Trump really does care about black people - or at least those who’ve been dead for 75 years. Of course, in Trump’s defense - its probably a pretty safe bet to assume he has no idea whether or not Jack Johnson’s even dead.
But why now - and out of the blue - all of a sudden? I’m sure it didn’t have anything to do with stealing some of the thunder away from former First Lady Barbara Bush’s funeral. And gee, wonder if Trump’s Jack Johnson enthusiasm would’ve have been quite as strong had it been Robert De Niro instead of Sylvester Stallone bringing up the pardon? That said, what I find rather odd is why Trump’s close pal Frederick Douglass never mentioned it to him before?
Anyway, after the Johnson pardon, my guess is that the President’s next big humanitarian move will be to pardon all the Salem witches. After all, how many times have we all heard the President ranting about how much he hates “witch hunts?”