Tyranny of a local majority Posted in: Opinions The purpose of our Bill of Rights was to protect the rights of any minority against the tyranny of the majority. In the current impeachment attack, this is clearly not the case! For anyone who was associated with the president politically and has to go to trial with the jury poll of “your peers” in Washington, D.C. and its environs, there is such a majority tyranny. So far, at least six associates of President Trump have either received harsh sentences, or been forced to submit to the potential tyranny against them and their families of a jury trial in the D.C.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!