Imcheapment

While it seems unlikely that the House Democrats will drag out their over-used and worthless impeachment proceedings against President Trump for doing his duty and nominating a replacement for the late and unlamentedby Americans at least – the damage has already been done. Pelosi and her ilk have, with their hate– and madness-fueled obsession with impeaching our President, have already done incalculable harm to our democracy.

But, rather than waxing vitriolic, I’ll just quote from The Portly Politico, who stated the problem as well or better than I would have.

The Democrats already cheapened impeachment with their bogus “Ukraine collusion” story. Technically, yes, the House can impeach a president at any time if they have the votes to do so. The prudence and dispassion of a prior age would normally have prevented such a drastic measure except in the most dire of constitutional circumstances—in other words, if the president actually abused his authority and the constitutional limits placed upon it.

Now, however, the Democrats have cheapened the impeachment process to such an extent that it’s nearly the equivalent of voting to name a federal post office after some uncontroversial small town hero or legendary civil rights figure: it’s just another day at the office.

If Speaker Pelosi and her ilk push through an impeachment against President Trump for fulfilling his constitutional duty and power to appoint a justice to the Supreme Court, the very act of impeachment will have lost all meaning. If President Trump were wantonly selling the Supreme Court seat to the highest bidder, then, by all means — impeach away! But he clearly isn’t.

— The Portly Politico
Imcheapment

Truly though, go to the Portly Politico and read his whole article. It’s more than worth what time and effort doing so will cost.

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2 Responses to “Imcheapment”

  1. Tyler Cook Says:

    Thanks for referring your readers to my post about impeachment, jonolan! Glad you found it worthwhile.

  2. jonolan Says:

    No problem. I was seriously thinking about- and trying to put together a post about the Dems' cheapening of the impeachment process/threat and read your post. It covered what I wanted to say and did so extremely well and succinctly.

    I figured why duplicate the effor when I could instead amplify your existing signal.

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