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Impeachment Day, 2020

Adam Schiff, impeachment, Donald Trump,

“The difference between this and parody?” asked Loserthink author Scott Adams, referring to Adam Schiff’s latest rationale for impeaching the president. His answer: no difference

“It’s completely merged.”

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Cal.), repeating a theme he had been pushing all week on talk shows, had tweeted to explain why the Democrats “had to move forward with articles of impeachment:

The threat persists. 

The plot goes on.

And Trump’s efforts to cheat in the next election will never stop.

The President — and his lawyer — continue to make the case for his own removal.

Scott Adams found it impossible not to see this as an appeal to ‘pre-crime’ to distract us from the paucity of evidence the two impeachment committees had collated. 

After yesterday’s deed had been done, Schiff castigated Republicans for failing to vote for the “historic” impeachment. “They have made their choice and I believe they will rue the day that they did.” 

Adams thinks it will be Schiff to rue Impeachment Day, 2020. By genius or luck, President Trump has egged Democrats to do the one thing that will help him most: play Bad Boy and survive impeachment, making Democrats look ridiculous in the process.

He knows it: “It doesn’t really feel like we’re being impeached,” Mr. Trump said as the impeachment votes were tallied in the House, using the Majestic Plural. 

Only if the Senate convicts Trump will this scenario not help the president. 

“We” for Trump refers (obviously) to himself and the people . . . who voted for him.

But he had made a more telling remark earlier: “I’m the only politician in history that have [sic] kept more promises than I made.” 

Impossible? Sure. 

But funny.

The president’s Yogi Berra-ism was deliberately hyperbolic.

The Democrats’ form of comedy seems . . . less advertent.

This is Common Sense. I’m Paul Jacob.


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2 Comments

  1. Thomas Knapp says:

    “Only if the Senate convicts Trump will this scenario not help the president.”

    I suspect the opposite may be true.

    If the Democrats play their cards right — never a safe bet, but if — they get a two-fer.

    Yesterday, in the face of incontrovertible evidence that the president committed the acts detailed in the articles of impeachment, the Republicans cast a partisan, unanimous vote against impeachment while simultaneously complaining about the “partisan” nature of the thing (four Democrats voted against their party on one or both articles — two against article one, three against article two, and one “present” versus both).

    If the Republicans had engaged the allegations in some way that didn’t amount to laughable denial in the face of incontrovertible evidence — such as suggesting censure versus impeachment, or at least admitting that Trump’s acts were wrong — they might have been able to claim the high ground of being reasonable. Instead, they ceded that ground to the Democrats, who didn’t really deserve it much more than the Republicans did.

    In the Senate, in the face of incontrovertible evidence that the president committed the acts detailed in the articles of impeachment, the Republicans will almost certainly cast a partisan unanimous or near-unanimous vote to acquit after laughable denials in the face of that evidence.

    All the Democrats have to do is let the Republicans continue stomping on their own testicles in public.

    But they may not be able to resist the temptation to make themselves look bad again as well.

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