The Democrat Party's Waterloo

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The Democrat Party's Waterloo

Post by Riddick » 05-12-2019 11:50 PM

Edited & Excerpted From Matthew Continetti's article at

And you thought Democrats won the House out of fear Republicans would drop coverage of preexisting conditions. That they wanted to spend this Congress addressing the cost of prescription drugs, building roads and bridges, resolving the legal status of DACA recipients, expanding gun background checks.

Don't be silly! Rashida Tlaib let spill the real Democratic agenda back in January, when she said they were going to "impeach the motherf—er."

For months, Pelosi's rhetoric has moved in the direction of Rashida's (minus the profanity). She's gone from saying Trump isn't worth impeachment, to saying Trump is goading the Democrats into impeachment, to saying Trump is "self-impeaching," if that's even a thing.

What changed? The reality is that impeachment talk is the only thing holding the Democrats together. Pelosi's heralded agenda is a flop. Her party is divided on health care, on immigration, on abortion. The two-dozen 2020 candidates are uninspiring. There's no war to defund. And the economic headlines are dynamite.

Legal warfare against Trump obscures these weaknesses. Doesn't matter if no voter brings up Mueller outside the Beltway. Without teasing impeachment, no one would care about Democrats inside the Beltway. Two of three cable news channels are desperate for Trump scandals, real or imagined. The Democrats might as well give it to them. Or at least pretend to.

Democrats have a problem. The base wants to impeach Trump, ASAP, but the brute facts of public opinion suggest the impeachment of Trump would look more like Clinton's trial than Nixon's. Not only would Trump remain in office the backlash might deprive Democrats of their 17-seat House majority.

This is not a serious party. It has abandoned policy for litigation, and common sense for fantasies of Medicare for All, Green New Deals, abortion after birth, and slavery reparations. The Democrats assume impeachment will be Trump's Watergate. It may well turn out to be their Waterloo.

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Re: The Democrat Party's Waterloo

Post by Doka » 05-13-2019 11:49 AM

I would really like to believe "The Party of Hate and Obsession" Is on it's way out, but after giving a 5 min. Listen to the Main Street Media Types(then showering), I think about all the folks that have just been turned into "Bobble Headed Zombies" after years of mind blowing propaganda. There is really nothing left of them, but soup for brains.

I never , believed that it would really go this far, but it has. And I am no longer so sure of the outcome. Best thing we can do is "Observe and Learn , what NOT to become. The Kool-Aid drinkers, no longer have a choice, they have become what they always will be, a part of the Hive. With out it, they will not survive into the next phase. We all have to "Earn" that.
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