Trump convicted of federal crimes by Jack Smith, sentenced to prison and imprisoned during 2024 election cycle, wins election and proceeds to pardon himself. The Supine Court upholds his self-pardon, Thomas writing for the majority.
Are you sufficiently scared? To forestall this, he must be convicted of serious felonies at the state level: a president's power to pardon only bears on federal crimes.
Hence my title: Godspeed, Fani Willis!!