Skip to comments.Impeachment’s Incredible Moving Goal Posts
Posted on 09/30/2019 4:57:32 AM PDT by EyesOfTX
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The goal posts just keep on moving. Anytime a major controversy arises that implicates prominent Democrats in wrongdoing, the Democrats and their media toadies employ two favorite tactics. The first is projection, accusing the other side of doing exactly what they themselves have been caught doing. You know, like abusing your office by withholding foreign aid to, say, oh, Ukraine until that countrys president fires the prosecutor who is investigating the U.S. Vice Presidents son. Something like that.
The other favored tactic is the moving of the goal posts. You can count on this to happen with at least one aspect of the situation on pretty much a daily basis. Where Joe Bidens clear quid pro quo with Ukraine is concerned, here is the progression weve seen so far:
Hey, that didnt happen!
[Video of Biden bragging about doing it gets wide social media play despite the mainstream medias best efforts to bury it.]
Hey, thats old news!
[Trump produces campaign ad melding Biden bragging video with other shady Biden interactions with various Ukraine thugs.]
Ok, ok, Biden did it, but he didnt do it for personal gain! Thats the latest line from Fredo Cuomo, Fake Jake Tapper and everyone else in the fake media, including Foxs Chris Wallace on Sunday. That one will fail, too, and we can expect to see another new absurdly false defense of Quid Pro Joe to be floated out today by all the Usual Suspects.
Then theres the fake whistleblower himself. When this all first broke, the line coming from Adam Schiff (who we now know had been coordinating with the whistleblower for weeks before the story broke) was that this intrepid, heroic spy embedded by the CIA within the White House for months was heroically confident of his story and would be heroically willing to testify before Schiffs heroic committee. Last Tuesday, Bug Eyes even speculated the spy would testify before the end of the week.
The news fakers at the New York Times, obviously having gotten the green light from Schiff and Pelosi, went so far as to publish personal details about the CIA plant, details that have allowed some to basically figure out exactly who the guy is.
Then on Thursday, President Trump started saying hed love for the guy to testify in public and have to face questioning from Republicans on the committee, and Schiff and probably the fake whistleblower, too started getting cold feet. When the President later characterized the Intelligence Community operatives who fed the whistleblower all of the second-and-third-hand information contained in his fake complaint as almost spies, the Democrat/media propaganda complex saw the chance to shift the goal posts again.
First, the media in unison they all had the same talking points memo to read from, after all falsely claimed the Presidents almost spies remark was about the fake whistleblower rather than the IC operatives who fed him the gossip. Very shortly thereafter, they all began saying in unison without presenting a shred of actual evidence that the fake whistleblower who just days before was the brave hero ready to testify in public was now all a-skeered for his life because the bad Orange Man said something nasty about him, even though what the President said wasnt about him.
Last night on 60 Minutes, drama queen Scott Pelley went so far as to falsely claim that the fake whistleblower is so a-skeered that he or she is now in federal protective custody. The problem there is that the fake whistleblowers own lawyers say that just isnt true. But hey, when has truth ever mattered to our fake news media? They have a population to be brainwashed, after all.
In case youre wondering, whats really happened here is that the Democrats and IC spies who have choreographed this entire fake pretense for impeachment made one gigantic miscalculation: They obviously never expected the White House to release the transcript of the call with the Ukrainian President. They assumed the White House would do what it has been doing all year in the face of a raft of highly-politicized subpoenas from various House committees: Protect the right of Executive Privilege. Without the transcript being made public, everything would have devolved into a classic he said, she said dispute.
The fact is the release of that transcript is a completely unprecedented act. It has never been done before. The President, faced with shrill demands from the Democrat/media complex to come clean, called their bluff and came clean. That was not part of the Democrat/IC script for this whole impeachment deal.
The problem, of course, is that the transcript of the call does not support in any way the claims made by the fake whistleblower in his complaint. The Democrat/media complex started down the road to claiming the transcript had been falsified over the weekend, but then we learned that the same IC spies who fed the fake whistleblower all the gossip also participate in the creation of these transcripts. So if youre claiming the transcript is false, youre accusing your own co-conspirators.
So, they next went to claiming the fact that the transcript had been stored on a super-secure server was proof of a coverup! Oops. Turns out that has been standard operating procedure for all transcripts of presidential calls with foreign leaders for more than two years now.
Thus, today the goal posts will be moved again. The Democrat/media talking points monkeys are no doubt working on todays memo as this is being written. No idea what the newest narrative will be, but we can be certain it will be as false as all of its predecessors.
Because that is who these people are, and it is what they do. Every. Damn. Day.
That is all.
This whole s*&t show has ‘railroad’ written all over it.
No private citizen in any US court would be subjected to this kind of flim-flam litigation. It’s a blue-ribbon sham!
How many people were in on this phone call? Can’t he just have two stenographers and himself, and maybe his lawyer?
As usual, excellent column by David Blackmon.
This is a beautiful, concise summary of the adventure thus far.
I agree with you. I also believe the release of the transcript blow-up the whole scheme.
These people truly do remind me of the coyote trying in vain to catch the Roadrunner.
Wait until Adam Schiff discovers that when the transcripts when loaded on the computer, they were converted into ASCII code and then into binary code. Good luck breaking the codes Adam!
Shiff for brains read what was in invisible ink for all to hear during the hearings. Orange man clearly said things that were not visible in the transcript. I bet if you play the recording backwards you will even hear them.
the actual, for real whistleblower in this whole circumstance is the President and this retributive show trial being orchestrated in the House is about Federal retribution upon a whistleblower (President Trump) for having shone the light of day upon their treasonous, seditious conniving
The point is—if they can do this to Trump, they will come after regular citizens next.
They will be able to make up lie after lie and ruin anyone at any time.
The Democrats are already trying to censor us, take away our right to self-defense.
(see my new tagline).
They _are_ after _us_.
The funny thing is Biden is losing ground to Faux-cohontas. So the whole Ukraine business may have been for nothing. That’s embarrassing for Biden. But it’s also embarrassing for PDJT. He should have just let Creepy Uncle Joe implode on his own.
In all of this, the real target is the GOP senators. The goal is to pressure at least 20 of them to convict. Are there 20 GOP senators who crave some media love and will vote to convict? Are there 20 Deep State GOP senators who will sacrifice their political careers for the Deep State cause? Everyone is saying conviction in the Senate is not possible, but I am not so sure of that.
I don’t think so. The real goal is to paralyzes the beltway (including a potential SCOTUS pick) for the rest of Trump’s first term and weakens him so much he loses at the ballot box in 2020. The GOP don’t want their finger prints on removing him from office because the party as an institution would be held accountable for that by GOP voters. So that will never happen.
And McConnell and Graham are on the ballot in 2020. There is no conceivable way they don’t want Trump on the ballot with them.
They all need a nice wooden shampoo, followed by a piano wire neck massage.
Ha ha ha. I have o laugh because I still don’t expect anything to happen to ANY of those crooks.
I thought he was fired from CBS because of his anti-Trump vitriol and bias?
This whistleblower accusation is a weak runt of a news story. I predict it will go the way of Bob Muller before mid October. The socialists will pull a Gilda Radner and say Never mind.
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