The impeachment charges are serious and appropriate. They will test the power of Congress to restrain the president.
Another notable lesson from the Trump impeachment is the regular repetition of the refrain by the Democrats that “No man including the President is above the law.”
The U.S. and Europe have seen far right bigotry skyrocketing in the past five years.
Trump has prospered by knowing no shame. But there is no question that he feels the sting of this case.
Suffice it to register that the republic is under threat of what Pelosi calls “actions from the White House,” now in conflict with Capitol Hill.
Impeachment intensifies the polarization in politics that everyone worries about. That suits Trump fine.
The current president’s unfitness for office is a truth that should be self-evident, not an object of partisan rivalry.
Neither the Christmas turkey nor the plum pudding may be quite delectable in the White House later this month after last Thursday’s watershed movement forward in the constitutional history of the United States.
As on Wednesday, 48 per cent of Americans say they support impeachment in one form or another, while 44.4 per cent let it be known that they do not support it.