The Lesson Trump’s Impeachment Has For Our Children

- jim Young 20190207

“Never argue with someone who believes their own lies.” - anon

With the possible exception of one Republican voting to convict Trump, I don’t think there were any real surprises on the final day of Trump's impeachment trial.

It’s an undeniable fact that the Liberals didn’t win the impeachment trial. And yet it’s also an undeniable fact that neither did Trump nor the Republicans.

The repercussions of Trump’s impeachment will ripple through time leaving it’s lasting impressions on history forever.

So who did win?

Whether you side with the political right, insisting it was a frivolous waste of time and money from the beginning or you lean towards the political left and are shaking your head in frustration, there is another group of people that are formulating some of their own very important lessons from it all - a group of people that should be far more important than the right or the left - our children.

And THEY know who won!

The only real winners in Trump’s impeachment trial were the bullies and cheaters and our children are very in tune to that.

If you’re mentally capable of it, try putting your political differences aside for the moment (surely your children are worth that much effort) and take a look at how the impeachment process might look through the eyes of a child.

Keep in mind we are looking at this in the simplest of terms as your children would, and not through the technical eyes of legal experts.
  1. Trump was charged with trying to bribe the Ukraine government.
  2. “Did Not!” cried Trump and his buddies.
  3. So Trump is taken to trial to decide if he really did and if he should be punished.
  4. Trump tells all his buddies that really know what happened not to squeal on him by talking to the cops.
  5. Even before the evidence is shown, some of the jurors who are Trump’s buddies, declare they are going to vote not to punish Trump even if he did do it.
  6. Not all of the evidence can be shown because Trump won’t let them see it.
  7. After the evidence they do have is shown, some of the jury who are Trump’s buddies, admit that they believe Trump did do it, but they are also going to vote not to punish him anyway.
  8. Most of the jury is made up of Trump’s buddies.
  9. All of Trump’s buddies (except for 1) vote not to punish him.
Bullies/Cheaters 1, Our children 0

Is this the lesson we want our children to learn?

“The president’s behavior was shameful and wrong,” Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska, Republican, was quoted as saying and yet she voted to acquit Trump.

THAT was shameful and wrong and even our children know it.

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