Imagine six months of Giuliani butt-dials.
By Charlie Sykes
To: Senate Republicans
By now it should have dawned on you that there is no escape. You are going to have to render a verdict not just on Donald’s Trump’s policies, but on his personal conduct. For just the third time in U.S. history, the Senate will hold a trial on the impeachment and removal of a president.
The first step to saving your life is to recognize what the monster feeds on. In this case, it’s your fear of standing up to him.
You’ll have to vote up or down and your decision will have consequences that will linger long past this election cycle. The situation is already grim.
“It feels like a horror movie,” one senator recently told the Washington Post.
But it is all about to get worse: the evidence, the venue and the president’s conduct. There may be more smoking guns, the trial will be televised, and based on the past few weeks, Trump is likely to be more unhinged than ever.
In honor of the season, I offer you some unsolicited Halloween-themed advice to help you navigate the coming nightmare. If you take this advice, you have a chance of saving your party. Ignore it, and, well, you’ve seen what happens in those horror movies, right? ….
(Commoner Call cartoon by Mark L. Taylor, 2019. Open source and free for non-derivative use with link to www.thecommonercall.org )