How Democrats thank Mitch McConnell for his help in bringing Trump down

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may have learned a painful lesson about straddling the political fence.  After he strongly rebuked President Trump, accusing him of inciting the January 6 riot, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), in turn, rebuked McConnell, accusing him of dereliction of duty, for not casting a (non-decisive) vote to convict Trump on impeachment.  McConnell should know that trying to please both sides does not work — it only makes enemies of both.   In politics, there is a legitimate role for compromise, but only if both sides engage in good faith.  The Democrats have discovered, much to their delight, that they need not compromise.  The Republicans will agreeably yield to Democrat demands. The Democrats have a playbook that includes making false accusations and committing acts of intimidation — even street violence.  They adhere to it rigorously.  They are much like a cult; once...(Read Full Post)