Two cheers for Mitt Romney’s Lincolnesque moment

One day after he cast his historic vote to remove President Donald Trump office, Utah Senator and former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has continued to receive accolades for his principled and lonely stand. But Romney didn’t merely buck his Party of Lincoln in becoming the first Senator to ever vote to convict an impeached president…

Tap, Tap, Tap, Slide, Slide, Slide

Having now become a historical fountain of misconstrued Constitutional information, Alan Dershowitz surely borrowed a pair of tap shoes from the late dancer Gregory Hines.  In addressing the assembled Senate members for the removal of the President, following his Impeachment, Dershowitz is now seeking to moonwalk his assertion that if the President does it, it…

Bipartisanship is not the Panacea You Think

Pat Cipollone, the counsel for the President, cleverly introduced distracting video mocking two Congressional House Managers: Rep. Zoe Lofgren and Rep. Jerrold Nadler. The two specifically spoke against the partisan acts by Republicans in the removal trial following the Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton in January of 1999.  Nadler said of Mr. Clinton, “an impeachment…

Deny, Lie and Defy

There is a pattern of almost diseased behavior in the Trump White House that has become like a super virus; if this were China it would be surrounded by a corona.  From the beginning it has been denying the obvious: Inauguration crowd sizes: Lie when confronted: I do not know Stormy Daniels: Then when all…

Can we be smart about what John Bolton is not going to say?

I believe we should push very hard for the testimony of John Bolton. But can we as Democrats be honest with ourselves about one very likely and important thing?  John Bolton is not going to testify that President Trump committed an impeachable act.  In fact, he is going to testify that what Trump did (while…