Their feelz are above any concern for the republic or the good of all. It’s a chronic condition at this point. As Rep. Amash said, these steps are purely duty to protect the integrity of the republic.
Indeed, yes. It is not unlikely that behind closed doors, there are more than a few members of the GOP experiencing some relief.
The MAGA end of that party is indeed off the rails and do indeed have no interest in preserving the republic. The way those people (try to) speak about other Americans tells us all we need to know.
There is plenty to celebrate. Responsible Americans held a dishonorable liar accountable for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
I will take your point. Mine was simply that it is a travesty that America has allowed itself to be coopted by people so nakedly villainous. That it had
to come to this.
Yes, it is good to see that this is now in work, but we have a long way to go. Like most criminal elements, the MAGAs will not simply disappear. The amount of patriotism and effort to cure this problem will be incredible.
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Is that why all the House Dems burst into applause after the vote? My thanks to them for that, by the way - Pelosi had to frantically quiet them down when she realized that footage will be a part of every Trump campaign ad going forward.
No doubt, you are more interested in continued daydreaming than see what is actually underway. And this is fine.
But you should know that Pelosi did not actually want
this to happen. Apart from this being an incredibly divisive event, the GOP implosion this is certain to cause over the next 40 days or so will open a lot of doors for the more progressive elements of her party.
While Pelosi has her district for life and will likely gain prominence as a result of this, having to deal with a more powerful left wing is something a centrist in her position would rather not.
Now you know this. . .
Not many, and certainly not many within the Senate.
More than you may think. Up to 25 Senators from the GOP have indicated the will vote Guilty if he indeed is.
I understand some this is Favor Signaling to McConnell, but even then, trump would be foolish to assume he somehow not in serious jeopardy.
I think there are more than we know. Even the party-line vote in the House is partly endemic of the fact we’re not in 1868 or 1973 anymore and many in the GOP need to be wary of their social media accounts and video capture of every word said.
Indeed. A lot of states are up for reelection too, and even among reds, there will be some close calls. I would not wish to be a Republican incumbent up against a charismatic opponent and
have on the record as voting to free an obviously guilty man.