Has Donald Trump become Orwell’s Emmanuel Goldstein?
The acquittal of President Trump was seen as a foregone conclusion; it has so far been left to the realms of imagination, however, what comes next. It is clear that senior Democrats are not yet done with the 45th president; from Nancy Pelosi’s rage at how little impact censure would have, to CNN running a litany of other possible “high crimes” on its front page, America’s left is not finished with Donald Trump. But does the continued messaging show that those who prefer partisan punishment over the much-touted message of unity are creating a rod for their own collective back?
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), warned:
“We’ve opened Pandora’s Box to future presidents. And if you use this model, I don’t know how Kamala Harris doesn’t get impeached if the Republicans take over the House.”
Speaking to Fox News’ Chris Wallace, Graham was perhaps being flippant while at the same time making a point about the partisan nature of this latest impeachment effort. The senator said that “Donald Trump is the most vibrant member of the Republican Party,” and that “the Trump movement is alive and well.” Could it be this thinly veiled threat that is inspiring Democrats to continue their pursuit of the former president?
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