December 28, 2019

What's Truth Got to Do with It? Schumer on Impeachment

Timothy Birdnow

The Founding Fathers -- whose wisdom just knocks my socks off every day, it really does -- set this process up to be in the Senate, not at the Supreme Court, not in some judicial body."

"Every day, for instance, hundreds of people call us up and lobby us on one side and the other. You can't do that with a juror, The standard is different. It's supposed to be a little bit judicial and a little bit legislative-political. That's how it's been."

Charles Schumer to Tim Russert on Meet the Press, January 1999.

"This is not a criminal trial, but this is something that the Founding Fathers decided to put in a body that was susceptible to the whims of politics.""So therefore, anybody taking an oath tomorrow can have a pre-opinion; it's not a jury box,"

Chuck Schumer to Larry King, also January 1999


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1 I believe this is what's called wiggle-room. Lots and lots of it.

Posted by: Dana Mathewson at December 28, 2019 12:06 PM (fZfiS)

2 Well, he IS a worm...

Posted by: Timothy Birdnow at December 29, 2019 08:24 AM (9pcJs)

3 I flunked "Mind Reading 101" in college, so I no longer try to assert what people are thinking. These people are not only reading minds, they are reading the minds of people who have been dead for two hundred years. They are either stupid or insane. Possibly both.

Posted by: Bill H at December 29, 2019 09:58 AM (vMiSr)

4 The stupid have inherited the Earth...

Posted by: Timothy Birdnow at December 29, 2019 11:37 AM (9jgUd)

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