Skip to comments.Goodwin: Adam Schiff’s dull impeachment hearings are a flop
Posted on 11/13/2019 9:26:03 PM PST by conservative98
If Schiff, the zealous California chair of the intelligence panel, has a compelling vision about how to persuade the public that the president committed crimes or anything approaching crimes involving Ukraine, it escapes me. The first day of hearings and the first witnesses should have at least been able to produce facts and tantalizing hints that would leave viewers wanting more.
Instead, the performances of acting Ukraine Ambassador William Taylor and State Department official George Kent left the impression there is little or nothing more to want. Everything to come likely will offer only more detail about the things we already know.
As several GOP members argued, it is impossible to prove the allegations of a quid pro quo when Ukraine got the American aid even though it never promised to investigate that countrys role in the 2016 election or the hiring of Hunter Biden by an energy company for $50,000 a month when his father was vice president.
That idea was captured best when Ohio Republican Jim Jordan got Taylor to acknowledge he had three meetings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky over a 55-day period after the Trump phone call. Not once, Jordan said and Taylor agreed, did Zelensky complain that Trump was pressuring him to do the investigation or that there had been a holdup in aid.
And youre the star witnesses, Jordan said, which got a laugh out of Taylor and many in the room.
It was a compelling moment that underscored the difficulty and maybe the insanity of what Democrats are trying to do.
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Nice summary here.
Is attempted murder a crime, he asked the witnesses. Perhaps he was joking, but Im afraid he was serious.
Julio, son. You went full retard. Never go full retard.
This is an impeachment that is desperately in search of a crime.
I’d BET that 70-80% of the audience TURNED OFF the “Impeachment Inquiry” after no more than 30 minutes, as it was mostly OBVIOUS GOSSIP & deadly BORING.
As ual, the DIMocRATS screwed up their chance.= I wonder what FOOLISHNESS that they will try NEXT??
I still believe that this BS won’t get to the senate. Without evidence, there can be no trial.
Without a crime there can be no trial.
You only get one kill shot at the King. If you miss, well the story doesnt end well. Jordan executed one shooter and the other loon committed suicide by bow tie.
not only were the hearing boring as hell, but they are SO obviously a pack of lies that... even if accepted as true, would only show that PDJT was doing his job within the law
a total embarrassment for the DNC... (and it is costing them tons of support and votes, too)
I found it both fascinating and infuriating. Perhaps someday we’ll have Nuremberg type trials of our own with the Dems and the Media and the Deep State as defendants, and they’ll make a marvelous and shocking movie all about it.
The only fun part is watching the media try to find the pony in this pile of dung. “Emerging evidence of Trump’s wrongdoing” is the way CBS put it. Say what?
I would suggest that the attempt to carry this ‘live’, and deliver to a large segment of the nation....will run out of steam by the 10th day. Days of Our Lives might come out ahead by late November on the viewing audience.
One other observation...Shiffy just isn’t a dynamic character to lead the ‘campaign’. If you start out with x-numbers on day one, and they don’t change by the end of the House process, then the Shiffy-Show was a doomed failure.
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The Peter Principle is where a person is elevated to a level above his competence. The Schiff Principle is where a person is elevated several levels beyond his competence.
Theres no maybe about it. . . See Einsteins definition of insanity: "Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, and expecting a different result."
And youre the star witnesses, Jordan said increduously.
Taylor demurred, saying he dd not think he was a star witness.
Jordan shot back, "They think you are," pointing to Democrats.
CPUSA/DNC: "Crime? We don't need no steenking crime!"
Facts and the law are totally irrelevant.
they don’t need a crime. There no rule defining what a “high crime” is so they can make it up.
This is what a majority can do.
The COUP rolls on!
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