Monday, June 10, 2019

Impeachment drama is now a farce

Impeachment is a constitutional remedy the framers created to allow for the removal, between elections, of a president who abuses his power and cannot be left in charge. Democrats are trying to transform it into a way to express their hatred of President Trump and their conviction or pretended belief that his 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton was somehow illegitimate.

In recent days, they’ve stopped trying to keep up the lie that they’re sincere about demonstrating high crimes and misdemeanors. It's obvious this has become an unserious performance for the benefit of news media and the Democratic base.

For one thing, any show starring John Dean is obviously a comedy....