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Tommy Carcetti

(43,268 posts)
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 04:17 PM Apr 17

Stupid, pointless impeachment trial of Secretary Mayorkas dies a quick and merciful death.

Both charges have been dismissed.

Now voting to adjourn the trial.

Marge Greene, who was supposed to be the impeachment manager, will undoubtedly have a sad.

Womp-womp.

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Stupid, pointless impeachment trial of Secretary Mayorkas dies a quick and merciful death. (Original Post) Tommy Carcetti Apr 17 OP
The first photo of MTG's "sad" reaction posted will earn our forever appreciation for the schadenfreude! hlthe2b Apr 17 #1
Between this and **GASP** Ukraine actually getting the aid it desperately needs... Tommy Carcetti Apr 17 #3
Can't spare a square. dchill Apr 17 #16
And it's done. Tommy Carcetti Apr 17 #2
Greene will blame it on "woke".......................... Lovie777 Apr 17 #4
51-49 to adjourn the impeachment trial. With that, the Mayorkas impeachment is over. honest.abe Apr 17 #5
49 Republican fools voted to continue the farce? bullimiami Apr 17 #32
Shallow observation blogslug Apr 17 #6
He's testing out his new Lex Luthor look. nt Tommy Carcetti Apr 17 #7
That made me laugh mountain grammy Apr 17 #24
Shallow, but funny. RussellCattle Apr 17 #8
He shaved his head back in September onenote Apr 17 #10
Well blogslug Apr 17 #18
I just want to hear him deny he had head lice, just like LBJ would have said n/t ArkansasDemocrat1 Apr 17 #22
I have mixed feelings about this Raven123 Apr 17 #9
They would have slimed the president and myorkas...so I am glad it ended this way... Demsrule86 Apr 17 #27
I'm less focused on MTG Raven123 Apr 17 #30
Why waste the people's money and time on it? littlemissmartypants Apr 17 #34
To force the GOP to listen to one of their own Raven123 Apr 17 #36
It seems likely that that would just be feeding the beast, littlemissmartypants Apr 17 #38
To each their own...but no matter what I am glad it is behind us. Demsrule86 Apr 19 #45
If it had been me receiving that mob of intellectual nincompoops I would have had a trash can at hand for their litter. Augiedog Apr 17 #11
I also thought "trash can" but for different reasons mountain grammy Apr 17 #26
I am happy to see they dismissed this quickly. Bev54 Apr 17 #12
Moscow Marge couldn't manage a peach stand - let alone an impeachment peppertree Apr 17 #13
She couldn't even manage a peach tree dish. louis-t Apr 17 #23
She's what we in the Navy called a "Seagull Manager" maxrandb Apr 17 #25
Perfect description. ❤️ littlemissmartypants Apr 17 #35
* riversedge Apr 17 #31
Moscow Maegie will shriek like a banshee into a bullhorn Warpy Apr 17 #14
Damn! And she probably took extra 'roids... dchill Apr 17 #15
Republicans are circling the drain that goes straight to fucking hell. NBachers Apr 17 #17
Eat💩 Mitch McConnell spanone Apr 17 #19
Good. The Republicans wanted to use the trial to make campaign speeches NYC Liberal Apr 17 #20
Instead of pointing their finger, why not pass Emile Apr 17 #21
The messiah says.... SergeStorms Apr 17 #29
It was a tale told by an idiot.... SergeStorms Apr 17 #28
And all our yesterdays... ChazInAz Apr 18 #39
"The Scottish Play".... SergeStorms Apr 18 #41
As an actor, ChazInAz Apr 18 #43
I've done a few plays myself. SergeStorms Apr 18 #44
I was kind of looking forward to watching MTG make an absolute fool of herself Takket Apr 17 #33
Could we talk for a minute about them giving her so much power? mahina Apr 17 #37
Works for me! calimary Apr 18 #40
"You are dismissed..." MineralMan Apr 18 #42

Tommy Carcetti

(43,268 posts)
3. Between this and **GASP** Ukraine actually getting the aid it desperately needs...
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 04:28 PM
Apr 17

...Marge is going to be very sour today.

Thoughts and prayers.

Lovie777

(12,808 posts)
4. Greene will blame it on "woke"..........................
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 04:31 PM
Apr 17

anti whatever Greene believes, laser something and dick pics.

bullimiami

(13,224 posts)
32. 49 Republican fools voted to continue the farce?
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 08:01 PM
Apr 17

Yet they wouldn’t vote against Trump in his impeachments.

They are truly lawless.

Raven123

(5,137 posts)
9. I have mixed feelings about this
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 04:46 PM
Apr 17

I agree the charges were ridiculous. However the GOP once again took cover behind the wall of procedure, escaping an embarrassing presentation by the District of MTG and having to vote on the actual charges, on which I believe many would have sided with sanity.

Demsrule86

(69,106 posts)
27. They would have slimed the president and myorkas...so I am glad it ended this way...
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 06:56 PM
Apr 17

makes margie look like a fool.

Raven123

(5,137 posts)
30. I'm less focused on MTG
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 07:08 PM
Apr 17

I am more focused on whether the GOP would vote to convict. Now they can just hide behind the motion to dismiss charges as a procedural issue, which how they manage to avoid confronting decisions.

I just see this from a different perspective.

Raven123

(5,137 posts)
36. To force the GOP to listen to one of their own
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 08:59 PM
Apr 17

Make them respond to her. They can’t run away during a trial.

I actually agree it is a waste of time and money, but we seem to let them get away with too much and frankly this far into general election season, I doubt much legislation is going to get done.

littlemissmartypants

(23,243 posts)
38. It seems likely that that would just be feeding the beast,
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 10:32 PM
Apr 17

providing and empowering the attention they think they deserve. What does it really accomplish?

They already listen to their own to the extent that they've created an echo chamber. They are just spouting disinformation and outright lies.

I wouldn't want to be an elected representative of The People giving time and energy to them to do that. Bringing to mind the phrase "stooping to their level" plus it seems petty. Certainly, undignified.

What's the point of having our legitimate government representatives signal boosting babbling insanity? Because that's all they're capable of doing, insane babbling.

Their insanity doesn't deserve legitimizing and that's what giving them a platform does.

If someone has a disease does it make sense to find out what caused it and do more of that to make one's self even worse? No, if you want to heal and feel better you do what it takes to overcome the illness by killing the cancer, infection, virus or whatever.

The Republicans are the perpetrators of all that is sick in our society. I believe they will have to be starved to death of the things that form the foundations of their sickness.

They certainly don't need to be encouraged to create more sickness and chaos.

Our leaders are duty bound to do what's good, right and helpful for our society. I don't want them fighting culture wars just to make a point.

That behavior in the grand scheme of things doesn't help us and will probably only hurt us in the long run.

Plus it's a huge waste of time which is the most finite resource on earth we have.

Augiedog

(2,557 posts)
11. If it had been me receiving that mob of intellectual nincompoops I would have had a trash can at hand for their litter.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 05:08 PM
Apr 17

Bev54

(10,195 posts)
12. I am happy to see they dismissed this quickly.
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 05:10 PM
Apr 17

The republicans so wanted to keep this going for their talking points.

peppertree

(22,115 posts)
13. Moscow Marge couldn't manage a peach stand - let alone an impeachment
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 05:23 PM
Apr 17

She'd steal the profits - and then claim the "Gazpacho police" did it.

maxrandb

(15,564 posts)
25. She's what we in the Navy called a "Seagull Manager"
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 06:45 PM
Apr 17

Flies in, starts screaming, shits everywhere, flies off.

Warpy

(111,860 posts)
14. Moscow Maegie will shriek like a banshee into a bullhorn
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 05:32 PM
Apr 17

on the Capitol steps about how everything is so UNFAIR because the DDEP STATE won't allow JUSTICE for a JEW!

We'll see how far that gets her. One hopes it will supply her with a one way ticket back to GA where even people around Rome have their limits when it comes to being embarrassed by their Congresspeople.

NYC Liberal

(20,154 posts)
20. Good. The Republicans wanted to use the trial to make campaign speeches
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 06:15 PM
Apr 17

No need to waste time and taxpayer money on this political stunt.

Emile

(24,405 posts)
21. Instead of pointing their finger, why not pass
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 06:18 PM
Apr 17

immigration reform with their house majority?

Oh I forgot, Trump wants a wedge issue.

SergeStorms

(19,217 posts)
41. "The Scottish Play"....
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 10:11 AM
Apr 18

is one of my favorites. It puts the unbridled pursuit of power in its proper perspective.

Donald Trump would do well in reading it, but he'd never understand it and attempting to explain it to him would be exasperating, and fruitless.

ChazInAz

(2,614 posts)
43. As an actor,
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 11:14 AM
Apr 18

I've performed in several productions of this, and it's my favorite play. Got murdered (and came back) as Banquo, played a Witch, the keeper of Hell's Gate, the doctor, spearchuckers and extras.
And that speech is one of the most powerful Will ever wrote..."Have lighted fools the way to a dusty death."

How's Coleman?

SergeStorms

(19,217 posts)
44. I've done a few plays myself.
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 12:04 PM
Apr 18

And yes, "The Scottish Play"" will always be my favorite.

Coleman, Coleman, Coleman.....what to do about Coleman? 🤔 The last time I saw Coleman he was caught in a riptide, floating out to sea clutching an inflated plastic mermaid, a Tommy Chong bong, and a 40 oz. bottle of "Old English" malt liquor.

I called the Coast Guard, but they said, "we're busy", and hung up. The line has been busy ever since, and I wonder if they're blocking my calls.

I have bigger bad guys to fry right now, so I'll try again later. 😉

Break a leg.

Takket

(21,927 posts)
33. I was kind of looking forward to watching MTG make an absolute fool of herself
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 08:09 PM
Apr 17

Trying to actually lawyer lol

mahina

(17,972 posts)
37. Could we talk for a minute about them giving her so much power?
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 09:09 PM
Apr 17

They were going to let her be the impeachment manager? Why are they giving her the reins?

It would be harder to get her to give up and quit if those chicken shits keep giving her control over anything.

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