Impeachment is on the mind of every engaged American. And thoughts about it are naturally issuing from the keyboards of every journalist and pundit, now that Bob Mueller's report has seen the light of day. Like many, I have read at least a dozen articles and opinion pieces this past week-end about the topic. I have also tried to sit quietly and think about what the decision whether or not to impeach will mean for the country, for our values, for the rule of law, and for the politics of the 2020 Election.
To the extent that Democrats are hesitating — I won’t call it hand-wringing — about whether to impeach Donald Trump, Bill Clinton is primarily to blame. More precisely: If the Clinton impeachment had never happened, I am thoroughly convinced that Articles of Impeachment would certainly already have been drafted against Trump and, if they had not been introduced shortly after the Democrats had retaken the House, they would be forthcoming this week, at the very latest.Read more