The Senate trial could not have turned out better for anti-Trump forces—and more damaging for defenders of the Misfit-in-chief.
The presidential offenses that are routinely considered unimpeachable -- and therefore ultimately acceptable -- tell us a lot about Congress. And about U.S. mass media. And maybe about ourselves.
If Congress chooses to impeach President Trump, it is because there is a need to mark out, through a definitive statement, what no president ought to do.
"It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."
Where are widespread calls to arms that defying a legitimate election qualifies as the crisis of crises?
The word “outrageous” comes to mind.