Kavanaugh Should be Impeached

Impeachment is rare in American politics.  It’s only  been done to two presidents throughout American history.  Both of those were political hit jobs.  Neither one succeeded in removing their target, but it was real close with Andrew Johnson.  Nixon resigned when it was clear he was going to be impeached.   George W. Bush certainly should have been impeached but Nancy Pelosi, who is really a Republican mole in the Democratic Party, put the kibosh on that.  Harding might have been headed for impeachment, but he died.
Impeachment can happen for other offices as well.  Judges, for instance.  One of the possible grounds for impeachment is lying under oath (perjury).  That’s what they went after Clinton for and, even though he was not convicted, he actually was guilty.  I was happy to see him skate, because he was lying about getting a blowjob, which doesn’t seem relevant to his ability to do the job at all, but back then Republicans were really big on preaching morality.
And boy, have they caught Kavanaugh on some whoppers.  At least five times during these hearings he’s said things that were in direct to what had actually happened. (i.e. lied)  I don’t know if it will make a difference.  After all, whatever the theory, the reality is that impeachment happens when it’s politically expedient, and doesn’t when it’s not.
I hope, however, that what with Woodward’s book, and the anonymous op-ed in the New York Times, that maybe the political winds have changed direction, and swing voters like Murkowski, and Collins, and McCaskill, and Heitkamp, and Manchin, will see the writing on the wall and understand that impeaching Kavanaugh (i.e. removing him from even the minor judgeship he now holds) is not only the right thing to do, but the politically expedient one as well.

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