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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 8: This 06 January photograph taken at the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC shows an official ticket to watch the impeachment trial of US President Bill Clinton. Out of a total of 596 t... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 8: This 06 January photograph taken at the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC shows an official ticket to watch the impeachment trial of US President Bill Clinton. Out of a total of 596 tickets only 50 are available to the public. The tickets expire daily and must be secured each day. (Photo credit should read WILLIAM PHILPOTT/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 22, 2019 9:21 am

TPM Reader PM makes their case against my reasoning on impeachment …

At every further step in this discussion, I find myself sharpening my disagreement with your conclusions (thank for your applications of the socratic method :).

Keeping it short: The difference in moving forward with impeachment in the present circumstances is the difference between gathering around a single purpose and principle that can be formulated in fundamentally patriotic terms, and being mired in an unruly mess of legalistic language that will draw on for months without ever (or only very rarely) exiting the world of fake lawyers’ panels on CNN.

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