This impeachment was inevitable. Trump gave no-one any choice, knowingly driving it with his behavior he was proud of.
It was inevitable because a malignant human being, a real crook from before he was elected, was nominated and then elected by very questionable means to President of the United States.
For those who think that the Democrats shouldn’t have impeached, then they’ve missed what the 2018 landslide that handed the House to the Democrats was all about, and that was checking, and if possible removing, the gross excesses of what is the worst president ever elected in modern times, if not all American history.
For those who say that the Senate won’t remove Trump, I say we knew that going in. A party led by Moscow Mitch without any morals or backbone, such as the current GOP, would do nothing to publicly call out the lawlessness of this current president, let alone put a stop to it. That has fallen to the Democrats who are willing to put country over party, democracy over authoritarianism. The Democrats are the heroes in this.
I’d label the GOP the bad guys in this drama, except they’re too stupid to be that. They’ve been outsmarted and outclassed at every turn. They are the Deplorable Party.
Such a fine way to start the month of December. I spend as little time as possible on Twitter, let alone quote from it, because it’s been such a hot mess for many years. It was, and still is, one of the key vectors used to distort the 2016 election. But this morning I found this tweet and felt it worth quoting in total. I’ve checked the numbers via alternate sources and they are reasonably correct. It’s their interpretation that is more dramatic than needs to be.
That 20% at the bottom is derived from dividing the number of Trump voters by the total US population. If you divide Trump voters by the total number of eligible US voters, you get 26%. If you divide Trump voters by the total US eligible voters who actually voted, you get 46%.
Regardless of which percentage you choose, it’s still a damning indictment showing Trump did not win the majority of the popular vote. He won by gaming the US electoral college with out-an-out lying and considerable help from his friends in Moscow. And those are true facts to consider.
One more statistic that damns US voters: out of 250,000,000 registered voters, only 56%, a little more than half, bothered to vote in 2016. We need to bring that percentage up in order to beat Trump in 2020 as well as clean out the Trump enablers in the Senate.