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AO-C, Pelosi Let the Cat Out of the Bag on Impeachment

Brett Davis

Posted on November 20, 2019 18:45

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They admit what everybody knows: It’s purely partisan politics.

A wise man* once said, “To suppress a truth is to give it force beyond endurance.” That much is obvious as Democrats continue with their circus-like impeachment inquiry of President Trump based on the flimsiest of evidence. It explains Democrats’ shameful behavior thus far: repeatedly moving the goalposts on what constitutes an impeachable offense, setting up a rigged process that resembles a kangaroo court, grand inquisitor Rep. Adam Schiff pretending he doesn’t know the identity of the so-called whistleblower who sparked this debacle, claims that hearsay can be better than direct evidence, and so on.

The truth Democrats are trying so hard – too hard – to suppress is that impeachment is a purely partisan exercise that serves two purposes: punishing Trump for the political sin of besting Hillary Clinton at the ballot box in November 2016, and since it’s unlikely the president will be convicted by the Senate and removed from office, damaging Trump’s re-election bid with the taint of impeachment.

Recently, however, cracks have begun to appear in the official party line that impeachment is the solemn duty of Democrats in fealty to the Constitution for love of country against a lawless president.

Last week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during an interview on CNN, had this to say on the subject of impeachment: “We need to move quite quickly because we’re talking about the potential compromise of the 2020 election. And so this is not just about something that has occurred, this is about preventing a potentially disastrous outcome from occurring next year.”

A fellow Democrat a little higher up on the chain of command recently echoed AO-C’s comments. Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a rebuttal to a GOP talking point in a Dear Colleague letter in which she stated, “The weak response to these hearings has been, ‘Let the election decide.’ That dangerous position only adds to the urgency of our action, because POTUS is jeopardizing the integrity of the 2020 elections.”

Not that these recent comments are completely original. Way back in May, Rep. Al Green said in an MSNBC interview that he is “concerned if we don’t impeach this president, he will get re-elected.” What is noteworthy, of course, is that the most powerful person in the House of Representatives (Pelosi) and the fresh new face of the Democratic Party (AO-C) have both essentially confirmed their party’s impeachment is politically motivated.

More disturbing than Democrats’ sectarian impetus for impeachment is their disdain for voters who would dare cast a ballot for Trump in 2020. Democrats’ hatred for the president is such that they are denigrating the notion of letting the people decide – less than a year from now – whether or not to retain Trump in the White House. In other words, Democrats don’t want to take a chance on Trump being re-elected, and so they’re doing everything they can with impeachment to stop that from happening. That’s the truth.

 

 

*Master Chen Ming Kan from “Kung Fu,” portrayed by Philip Ahn

Brett Davis

Posted on November 20, 2019 18:45

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