Opinion | Trump’s Republicans, Brought to Their Knees
Trump’s lawyers waived this and made their argument for acquitting Republican senators Talk about free speech, But who entrusted the security of his country to the President of the United States – the most powerful man in the world – like any old crank. This shortened their station. This made the stakes trivial. It also ignored that shouting “fire” in a crowded theater is not okay, although Rep. Jamie Ruskin, a Maryland Democrat, Reminded them of that, Described as January 6 “A case where the city fire chief, who is paid to set out a fire, shouts to a crowd not to shout fire!” In a crowded theater but actually setting the theater on fire for. “
Lawyers also turned their heads to history, essentially booking Trump’s presidency for the exact types of “alternative facts” that Kellynane Conway initially smuggled. “Unlike the Left, President Trump has been perfectly consistent in his opposition to violence,” said Michael van der Veen, one of his attorneys, scaling the new peak of preservation. Trump blessed mob violence at his campaign rallies. He Blessed A mob of violence in Charlottesville, Va. He is against mob violence the way I am against spaghetti carbon. Which is to say that he thrills her and eats her.
Before and during the Senate trial, Trump’s defenders said there was no apparent reason between his malfeasance and the outcry of a police officer. But the House Democrats effectively destroyed that argument by not only recording Trump’s words in the days, hours, and minutes he faced the crowd but his Long, laborious campaign To erode trust in democratic processes, so that if those procedures were not in his favor, his supporters had the right to make fun of them. He is a study in slow-motion treason. people. 6 was just when he slammed his foot down on the accelerator.
It was also in retrospect, the climax toward which his presidency was always making was the inevitable fruit of his base’s subtle indiscretion, his methodological decline of American institutions, his romance of right-wing media and the most ambitious and his recruitment. Unscrupulous Republican lawmakers. At his behest, Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz, and several other Republican senators promoted the fatal falsehood that the election was fraudulent, yet disqualified them from sitting as gamblers, to deliver a mistaken verdict on a man whom he Was already supported. What is the arrangement How far it is.
They were distracted, mounted warriors at the time. Rick scott was spotted Study and then fiddling with a map or map of Asia. Dare we dream that he is plotting his own rehabilitation? Mansion at one point Visitor moved to gallery After reading something up and down the Senate floor, his legs rose up, his thin-skinned body was patted on. What happened to Republican respect for authority? What happened to the original decency and ornamentation?
Clinton was an allegedly unreasonable crime against that, but then Trump came along, and Republicans decided that decency and decency had been overcome. Truth too. Heck, Every thing He claimed that Clinton’s years of standing were a claimable, spendable, vicious. Nothing was beyond paleness.
But that footage was beyond the pale. Really Look it up, Senators Holly, Cruz and Scott? Did you see blood and terror on that police officer’s face? Do you honestly say that there is no connection between Trump’s lies – refined over the years, consistently and provided in the most likely fashion – and the officer’s pain?