Thursday, December 6, 2018
Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote wisely, "When you strike at a king, you must kill him." Until there are twenty Republican senators ready to vote to remove Trump from office, it would be madness for the House to impeach him. What would move those senators to vote for conviction? Only the clear-eyed judgment that their personal survival in the 2020 election requires it. Nothing else. Will that time come? It is too soon to tell.