I’m curious to see what happens with the witnesses in the Senate trial. I still think there won’t be any but if there are, it will be bullshit anyway, where John Bolton talks for five minutes then they grill Hunter Biden for a week.
Anyway, fuck all these assholes. Give here to the Balloon Juice Senate fund which is split between the eventual Democratic nominees in Maine, Iowa, NC, Arizona, Georgia, and Colorado.
great, now i got james brown in my head.
I’m tired of facile cynicism.
@zhena gogolia: I’m with you. I’m tired of this shit. Either in the next few weeks or November, let’s get these mofos out. And keep them out for a good long time.
@zhena gogolia: Word.
There are worse problems to have.
“Grilled Hunter Biden” is being served all week in the Senate Cafeteria.
@zhena gogolia: When the entire process relies on people to actually follow the process, and those people have proven for years that they’re amoral and craven assholes more interested in maintaining power than actually following the rules, there’s a point where the only thing you can do is go “yeah, they’re going to be as corrupt as we said they would be and the only thing we can do is try to vote them out”. We reached that point quite a while ago with McConnell and the Senate. I’d argue we’ve been there for years.
Can we continue to apply pressure? Yeah, we can. That doesn’t mean we have to pretend they’re not going to do everything in their power to get away with, and actually get away with, a massive number of brazen and systematically criminal acts.
We know exactly how they’d game this out if they could: just like DougJ says, they’ll do a token witness seating of Bolton and do everything in their power to minimize it. They’ll then spend the entire rest of the time putting Biden on trial, and anyone else they can find, because that. what. they. do. They’ve been ratfucking Democratic politicians with sham investigations and trials my entire adult life. The only thing different here is that they’re doing it by going after his kid.
They won’t do it for a week because that might leave the shiatgibbon giving the State of the Uniion address while still on trial.
@trollhattan: In honor of that great statesman.. f..kem
@chopper: Huh. I had a different song in mind.
@Ben Cisco: Figured as much. I skipped the Lyin’ King ad, saw the title & left after the first 3 drumbeats – took that long to close the window. Grand Fuckin’ Railroids at the top of its game is a sick travesty of rock.
McConnell is now saying he currently doesn’t have the votes to prevent witnesses from being called, but of course he will be twisting as many arms as he can. Witnesses or not, it looks like the discipline of the Senate Republican caucus is stressed. Good.
Confusion to our enemies!
@trollhattan: that may be the case, but the average person will be unsure as to what it means about Joe, but will easily associate him with Trump’s impeachment.
J R in WV
It isn’t very much like McConnell to admit, EVER, that he doesn’t have the votes he needs!
Maybe he has decided we need to go into November with President Pence?
“Anyway, fuck all these assholes.”