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Response to suegeo (Reply #58)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 01:48 PM

69. Not really. We pick a fight that we KNOW he will win

Then he gets to say that he's persecuted, and Dems just did this to smear him because they knew they couldn't remove him without the Senate.

You may be confusing impeachment with a criminal law process. It's not. It's a political process, and is carried out and decided by politicians, not a grand jury, and not a judge. It's not the Mafia vs the law, it's Democrats vs Republicans, and the Republicans have the Senate, and therefore hold the final decisionmaking power.

There is a difference between stupid, futile, self-defeating attacks rising out of anger to satify ones urge to 'slay the dragon', and effective battles that make the best use of resources and time and do some GOOD, while not being as big and dramatic as one who reads Tolkien might be picturing.

Give me the effective battle that gets somewhere over a very dramatic Hollywood bloodbath that makes one cheer and think that that special effects were worth the ticket price plus the popcorn. My main goal is to get us beyond this dystopia with something left intact of our institutions, schools and healthcare, not to "DESTROY THEM ALL, THE FACISTS!" Yeah, that would be gravy, but not at the sacrifice of the important stuff.

If Schumer was to offer Trump a deal - if he resigns, Pence resigns, they and their families can all leave the country on a plane tonight, leave everything, just never come back or do business in the U.S. again, and he took it, I would be over the moon. Sure, I'd love to see a perp walk, but I'll take DONE over a Hollywood ending if it's offered.

I don't need to see him on a hook in the town square if there's a way to do this more quickly and get us back on track. Then again, I'm a pragmatist when it comes to saving civilization. When one has kids, one gets different priorities.


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