- Paul Callan: Trump's critics wrongly accuse him of a crime, and the GOP candidate is succeeding at rallying gun rights backers
- He says Trump's vague remarks are protected by the First Amendment
Paul Callan is a CNN legal analyst and a former media law professor. He is a former New York homicide prosecutor and criminal defense attorney who serves as "of counsel" to Edelman & Edelman, PC and is senior trial counsel at CallanLegal, where he focuses on civil rights and wrongful conviction litigation. Follow him on Twitter: @paulcallan The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Donald Trump continues to do his version of the rope-a-dope, luring his political critics into a fight they cannot win. Once backed into the ropes, Trump then sucker punches and dominates the news cycle for yet another day.