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All Democrats Want for Christmas is Impeachment

Brett Davis

Posted on December 5, 2019 18:43

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Meanwhile, all the American public wants this holiday season is for this manufactured, partisan political stunt to come to a merciful end.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement the House of Representatives is moving forward on drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump indicates the circus will stay in town – Washington, D.C., just to be clear – through Christmas and into the new year, when a trial in the Senate will almost assuredly result in Trump not being removed from office.

It’s surprising those in attendance weren’t required to wear hip waders, given the sheer amount of bovine excrement coming from Pelosi at the announcement. Anybody with a lick of common sense knows Democrats are pursuing impeachment as a form of revenge against Trump for the “crime” of triumphing over Hillary Clinton at the ballot box in November 2016.

Pelosi’s solemnity and invocation of the Constitution and the Founding Fathers were all as phony as a three-dollar bill. Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since before he took office. They conveniently ignore the Constitution when it suits them politically (see the First and Second Amendments). It’s the same with the Founding Fathers Democrats otherwise routinely deride as dead white European males.

Meanwhile, after all the sound and fury of the impeachment inquiry so far, Democrats have failed to spark the public to take up the cause of removing Trump from office, although CNN did its best to provide cover for why Democrats – even with their lickspittles and toadies in the mainstream media carrying their water – can’t move the needle on impeachment.

Of course the real reason the public isn’t gung ho about impeachment – aside from the bad PR that is the stacked-deck strategy employed throughout the inquiry – is due to the fact no impeachable offense has been shown to have occurred. Democrats are attempting to remove Trump from office on the basis of a thought crime – that is, their conclusion that Trump’s sole purpose in requesting an investigation into Ukrainian corruption was to damage his possible opponent in the 2020 general election: Joe Biden.

It seems not to have occurred to Democrats that the interests of the country and any possible personal benefit to the president are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Democrats, including some currently vying to be the Democrat Party’s nominee for president of the United States, are conveniently ignoring that U.S. foreign aid is often used as leverage as a matter of course.

The result of all of this has been a Trump-specific procedure without precedent in American history, in that previous impeachment efforts against Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton were all predicated on formal House authorization.

In other words, a blatantly partisan endeavor with no actual evidence of an impeachable offense is not resonating with the American public.

Democrats resemble Captain Ahab in their monomaniacal pursuit of Trump, whom they view as their white whale to be destroyed at all costs. And like the protagonist in "Moby-Dick," they don’t have a leg to stand on.

 

Brett Davis

Posted on December 5, 2019 18:43

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