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Punishable by death. The below from Ace this morning:
Good morning kids. Start of a new week and the top stories are the release of the IG Horowitz Report and the House Judiciary Committee set to charge President Trump with treason. Yes, gentle reader, you read that right: T-R-E-A-S-O-N. These people are truly sick. They are doing more than just playing games; they are playing with fire, here. If I had the ability to hold back and not slam my fist into Jerrold Nadler's gaping maw, I would certainly displace the perpetual slab of pastrami with a microphone and try to get him on record to answer the question "do you realize treason is a capital crime?" Okay, I get it. You turds are doing anything and everything you can to sabotage the President while covering up for your own crimes of sabotaging 2016 and then Trump's nascent presidency, which for the record, come within a red nether-hair's breadth of actual dictionary definition treason. Meanwhile, we still have hearings set for today, which you gave the Republicans on the committee essentially zero time to prepare for, dumping thousands of pages of evidence at the last minute. Not that that would matter since the committees are a farce of both fairness and legal precedent.
The Democrats have ensnared themselves in their own trap. For over three years, everything they have done to rig the election and then sabotage this president have failed, and spectacularly so. And since impeachment was promised even before Trump took the oath of office, impeachment is what they are going to have to deliver. But invoking treason is truly crossing a line. For argument's sake, let's say the House votes to impeach - and the jury is still out on if they even have the votes (although I suspect they do and the scuttlebutt that they don't is a head-fake), and then he is exonerated in the Senate. What then? Forget the shmoo-like bespectacled "G-d-cursed chimptato hybrid" screaming at the clouds. Will the Antifarians turn into Weathermen 2, Electric Boogaloo? I almost feel the Democrats would cheer that on, if not intentionally engaging in all of this to enable exactly that. As I said, they are playing with fire here.
If treason is the charge then they have over-reached into absurdity - people like me hear that, look at the evidence so far presented and conclude these Democrats are unserious bobos. And I bet I'm not alone.
I wouldn't be half surprised if this was a poison pill. It being at least likely that the Blue Crew will fail, this will give them something to condemn as cowsrds those who didn't vote with them. Remember that, according to them, it's always the other guy's fault.
I look at everything the Left has said and done since the election — before too, but let's keep this simple — as a smokescreen for their own criminality. And the crime goes all the way to include Obama. Which is why they are so hysterical.
They use words for emotive and connotative meanings, not their precise and denotative meanings. "Treason" means not allowing the right people to be in control, or something similar. Trump has been treasonous to their vision for the world. Well, he has been, I suppose.
Since Clinton was elected in 1992 they have regarded political control as a birthright, and have become as outraged as a toddler whenever anyone threatens it, beginning with the Contract for America in 1994. All reasoning on these threats is post hoc and mere rationalisation. The rage, however, is quite real.
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I continue to be amazed daily that they think they’re helping themselves with this 24x7x365 shitshow. For three years now.
They are losing ground in various polls, especially in battleground states and among black voters. Reasonable centrist and independent voters are surely getting tired of the overwrought hyperbole and constant drama that leads nowhere, and even becoming sympathetic towards Trump as the victim here. I believe they are turning off not just Independents but actual Democrats and doing long-lasting damage to “their brand”. Etc.
They cannot possibly be that stupid. Nobody is that stupid.
The only explanation that makes sense is covering up the crimes of the Obama administration.
Even though I long ago realized that most people aren't looking for truth, but rather look for rationalizations of I Want, I still find myself wonderstruck at the educated, intelligent people I know that are acting like toddlers and in complete denial of their hate and childishness. So invested in Their Team and what ever ego strokes that gives them that they can't see the Rot that's so clearly on display.
Interesting that the "squirrel" Dems tossed on the same day as the AG report is "Treason". I see cornered animals with everything to lose and if the long standing trend holds they are accusing the other side of what they themselves have done.
A place on Mt Rushmore and a Davie Crocket-esque song would be a fitting punishment.