erik lundegaard

Friday December 20, 2019

Trump Impeached

Pretty, ain't it?

Not really, no. The mere fact of his presidency is a stain on American history and western democracy. Plus he's still in power. He's learned nothing. (He's incapable of learning.) And he's protected by a Republican-majority Senate led by a thoroughly corrupt, wholly partisan shitsquib from Kentucky, one-time NeverTrumpers turned Trump lackies like Lindsey Graham, and the usual right-wing white-noise machine at Fox News, et al. 

But it's a start.

Special shout-out to NPR's Mara Liasson, who, in May 2017, after the Comey firing, said the following: 

On the left, I think they are in the grip—many people, critics of him—are in the grip of this delusion that he's going to be impeached, or that we‘re in a full-fledged constitutional crisis. So this is a phenomenon of our very tribalized politics. 

Here's to delusions. 

Posted at 08:00 AM on Friday December 20, 2019 in category Politics  
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