Eric Garland+ Your Authors @ericgarland Intelligence analyst and advisor to CEOs and governments. I break down global events into clear narratives and appropriate profanity. Oct. 14, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

How to interpret Trump headlines:

HE'S A RACIST! => He's a traitor.
HE'S A HYPOCRITE! => He's a traitor.
HE'S A MISOGYNIST! => He's a traitor.

HE MISSPELLED A THING! => He's a traitor.
HIS KIDS ARE CROOKS! => He's a traitor.

America has had presidents who are racist, woman-hating hypocrites with crooked kids who are mostly literate.

It has never had a straight-up traitor for a president ever before.

Treason is what gets him out. Whether blackmail or emoluments, he acts for other countries, not ours, and is thus a traitor.

That's what gets him impeached.

Not Trump's cruel border policies.
Not Trump's healthcare ignorance.
Not Trump's racist taunts.
Not Trump's past sexual assaults.

None of those awful traits (which should have kept him from being elected) are in the Constitution for impeachment.

What is? Emoluments and treason.

Right in the Constitution, any president who takes something of value from a foreign leader? Impeachment.

Any president under the sway of a foreign power? Impeachment.

"But we can focus on two thi-"

No, no people cannot focus on everything at once. This is why distraction is a key part of propaganda.

There are only so many hours in the day, and when emotional, we shut down other rational thought processes.

This is why all the non-impeachable outrages distract from the impeachable ones - by design.

Trump is paid off in money and in services (election help in particular) from foreign governments, then he does their bidding.

He's a traitor. IMPEACH.


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