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Just as Augustine begins De Civitate Dei with a discussion of the earthly distortions of Satan, so Milton begins with Satan's announcement of his role as the perverter of good, "one of Augustine's favorite ways of describing Satan as well" (49).
Next, Napolitano outlines the frightening claims to power of President Lincoln, calling him "the Great Perverter of the Constitution" for closing down hundreds of newspapers, unilaterally suspending habeas corpus (the right of a detained person to be brought before a court to determine the legality of the detention), and using the military to arrest and try civilians.
You are a kangaroo artist, a distorter and perverter of law and justice, who rousts and railroads innocent victims of crimes at the hands of convicted and professional perjurers.