Image: J Edgar Hoover and his assistant Clyde Tolson
sitting in beach lounge chairs, c. 1939. Daytime attire. Public domain.
Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution, & Foreign Policy magazine, points out that once you decide to impeach, you need to make the facts fit it. This recently was all about “quid pro quo”; then a focus group said that wasn’t well received, so it was switched to “bribery,” which also didn't achieve much favor, so now it’s “obstruction of Congress.”
Mrs Pelosi had a meltdown today, as did Joe Biden; then a Stanford law professor said she couldn’t walk down a street past a Trump-owned hotel.
Have we reached the end of our civic contract? Yes, we seem to be moving into a parliamentary system. . . . The IG report is to be issued next Monday. . . . Where is Joseph Mifsud?
All of the US intell agencies were complicit in spying and using a foreign national active in favor of Mrs Clinton’s campaign; thereafter, they moved to subvert Donald Trump’s presidency. As all of the indictments and referrals emerge at the same time, that’ll be [profoundly awkward] for the Democrats. A lot of landmines ahead. Mrs Pelosi must regret some of her decisions; she’s in a boxed canyon.
Who’s watching the watchers? No one, when the Democrats are in charge.