As Adam Schiff dug for nonexistent nuggets of truth in the impeachment cesspool the Democrats created, Nancy Pelosi felt the pressure. The pressure was to go to a full House vote to at least put a dash of lipstick on the pig.
So, she called a vote with a predictable outcome. The Democrat majority voted to go ahead. It was not a great outcome, though. Two Democrats voted against. The Republicans united to form a solid block against the proceedings. The same will undoubtedly hold true when this nonsense migrates to the Republican-controlled Senate.
Democrat strategy is to defeat President Trump in 2020. There is zero hope they can turn over the results of the last election and throw President Trump out of office. They don’t have the votes, and they know it. However, if they can just get a few anti-Trump Republicans to vote for impeachment, they could add some eye makeup on the aforementioned pig and claim it was bipartisan.
In fact, if one Republican senator (say, Utah’s Mitt Romney) goes off the reservation, the Democrats will claim that the process was “bipartisan.” They made the “bipartisan” claim when Republican turncoat, now Independent, Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) voted with the Democrats on the impeachment resolution.
With a straight face that only a Democrat can display when talking through his hat, one Democrat Rep. Jamie Raskin bravely told Fox News analysts that the process could be considered bipartisan, even though Amash left the Republican party in July.
In fact, Justin Amash seems to have proven that the Democrats’ Trump derangement syndrome is contagious. He tweeted, “To my Republican colleagues: Step outside your media and social bubble. History will not look kindly on disingenuous, frivolous, and false defenses of this man.”
Nevertheless, what has experts scratching their heads that Nancy Pelosi has to realize is that the Republican defense of President Trump is far from frivolous. Considering the miserable failure of the Mueller investigation, and how President Trump outmaneuvered the Schiff committee by releasing the Ukrainian telephone conversation summary, Nancy has to know this is all going nowhere. There is, never was, and never will be evidence of an impeachable offense.
But the Democrats are probably blocking both ears and shouting, “La, la, la…I can’t hear you! The polls say that Americans want us to go forward with this….”
Yes, those would be the same polls that predicted Hillary Clinton would win in a historic landslide in 2016. Those are the polls where most of the people answering the loaded questions are liberals, Democrats, or frequent viewers of NBC’s 10-minute morning and nightly hit pieces on President Trump.
…for the rest of the normal people, not so much. In any case, polls are just a snapshot in time, and even the pollsters admit their results can be skewed when it is obvious that over 80 percent of Democrats favor impeachment. However, they are only about 31 percent of the voting public.
So, as Nancy Pelosi continues to preside over the upcoming train wreck as her Democrat party takes the left track, she is probably hoping that Mitt Romney and a few other never-Trumpers will be her light at the end of the tunnel.
On the other hand, the light at the end of the tunnel could be the Trump train heading straight at this impeachment debacle.