Trump praised the Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee who defended him, calling them “warriors.” He was right. Rather than fulfilling their constitutional responsibility to consider the facts and come to a reasonable conclusion as to whether Trump committed impeachable offenses, they conducted warfare. Trump’s conduct was impossible to defend with rational arguments, so they ignored the facts and hurled toxic adjectives and phrases at the Democrats conducting the proceedings: “abuse” … “outrageous” … “kangaroo court” … “witch hunt” … “scam” … “farce”… “bogus” . . . “like Stalin” . . .
All evening long you could hear the shells flying, warriors firing, creating sound and fury signifying the morally bankruptcy of the Republican Party.