Skip to comments.Adam Schiff's Avalanche of Accolades (Or Pencil Neck Schiff's Avalanche of Accolades)
Posted on 01/24/2020 4:11:00 AM PST by Kaslin
Our media elites arrogantly lecture about our democracy being undermined by robotic propaganda, but do they ever listen to themselves talk about the Democrats? Somehow, they think their robotic propaganda is just the "truth." The press came to witness the Senate impeachment trial, and Rep. Adam Schiff had them at hello.
No member of Congress has been more dramatically partisan in this war on the Trump presidency than Schiff. Did you know he's the second coming of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg? Check out this list of the media's responses to his opening statement at the trial.
1."I think it'll go down as one of the great performances ... He just shreds the other side every time he gets up," claimed MSNBC's Jonathan Alter.
2. On CNN, Wolf Blitzer declared it was "a very, very powerful and forceful speech ... a very, very strong case from Adam Schiff."
3. CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin called it "dazzling ... really remarkable" and said, "It was the second-best courtroom address, since it's like a courtroom, that I ever heard."
4. On Twitter, Washington Post reporter Greg Miller oozed, "the way he has handled impeachment will leave a mark on history, exceeding nearly all contemporaries."
5. Washington Post writer Jennifer Rubin wrote a valentine to Schiff's "grand slam" with the headline "Adam Schiff's Brilliant Presentation Is Knocking Down Excuses to Acquit."
6. ABC's Terry Moran said: "It was meticulous and well-organized. It was grounded in evidence, which he recited and arranged ... in a comprehensive narrative. At times, he tried to rise to a level of eloquence and stir a sense of responsibility for the Senate."
. MSNBC's Jason Johnson insisted Schiff wasn't just talking to senators: "He was speaking to 100 years in the future. This is a speech that kids are going to be giving in 2060 ... at university projects."
8. CNN's Paul Begala seconded that emotion: "I believe what Adam Schiff said yesterday is going to be studied 40 or 50 years from now."
9. MSNBC lovebirds Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski echoed each other in adoring Schiff's "virtuoso performance."
Then these people wonder why Americans watch Fox News instead! To love Schiff's case, you have to believe that a single phone call from the president to the Ukrainian president is somehow an impeachable offense on the level of abuse of power and obstruction of the House.
What's entirely missing from this tsunami of saccharine sentiments is an important counterargument. Schiff has lied and manipulated this entire process. Schiff's staff was working with the "whistleblower" in August, before his complaint was filed. But then Schiff lied shamelessly on MSNBC on Sept. 17, saying, "We have not spoken directly with the whistleblower." Two days later, he lied again when he thanked Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community, without whom he "might not have even known there was a whistleblower complaint."
The "fact-checkers" actually tagged Schiff on this, but how serious was their evaluation? Consider this: PolitiFact was founded in 2007, and this was the first time it has ever found an error in his statements. Since 2012, Sen. Ted Cruz has been subjected to 143 fact-checks, while Schiff has two.
The dishonesty of Schiff emerged again during the trial, as when he mischaracterized text messages from Ukraine-scandal figure Lev Parnas to Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani. As usual, the Schiff-adoring networks skipped right over his lies.
But they lecture us about the integrity of democracy.
To the gallows with them all!
Give Schiff a trophy for performance art.
And the media wonder why their credibility is in the crapper.
SHIFFTY’S SPEECH WAS OUT OF THE BEGALA, CARVILLE AND STEPHANOPOLOUS PLAYBOOK.
This Impeachment Fraud is nothing more than a free campaign ad for the Democrats.. Paid for by We The People.
No one watched... except the Democrat media. Then again, no one is paying attention to them either.
Democrats nor their captive media can force us to be tuned in.
Even Lindsey Graham was impressed.
Thats what it is... forced on the Senate and the country by moron Republicans afraid of what the Democrat media would say about them if they went straight to dismissal and a vote of acquittal.
When does lecturing and threats of vengeance become an harangue? Adam Schiff passed that point long ago.
To hell with the facts of the matter. He has his adrenaline flowing and the flush of being in the zone during his rant and postulating of very unlikely circumstances, which somehow “prove” his point.
Whatever it is.
Propaganda can seduce us into thinking the other side has a legitimate case.
Were in danger of forgetting the President has a case to present, too.
Schiff and Nadler remind me of 4th grade class clowns constantly disrupting class.
The exasperated teacher gave out make-work......writing the multiplication table 100 times o keep them quiet.
Impeachment is makework for unruly 4th graders.
Gives them something to do ........ besides looting the US Treasury.
“...forced on the Senate and the country by moron Republicans ...”
Get a life, will ya?
NO REPUBLICANS VOTED FOR IMPEACHMENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
“Were in danger of forgetting the President has a case to present, too.”
Yep. It is like being a juror on a civil case. The plaintiff goes first, and you are sitting there thinking they have a valid case. No doubt about it. Then the defendant’s attorneys have their turn, and the plaintiff gets exposed for the hoax they are trying to pull. Schiff, Nadler et al will go down in flames. Schiff loves hearing himself talk for hours on end. Funny thing is he says general stuff that any American should agree with, but the Democrats are weeping with joy at his intelligence, eloquence, and integrity. They will pay in November.
The democrats’ statements are absurdly irresponsible. Where is the evidence that Trump is going to delegitimize the 2020 election, that he’s a despot, that he’s covering up stealing the 2016 election? All this stuff is nuts to the point of being dangerous.
.........IF ONLY they could have more witnesses........
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