Quo Vadis, Democrati?

Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff confers with staff during testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, November 15, 2019. (Alex Wong/Pool via Reuters)
Absent new, damning evidence, the impeachment script may not play out as Democrats wish.

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Prior to this past week, for days Adam Schiff had concocted a pretty effective fix. He conducted secret impeachment inquiries in the House basement. Schiff kept quiet about his rigged rules. He orchestrated selective media leaks from the opening statements of favorable witnesses and then more or less threatened with ethical violations any Republican member who copied his tactics and leaked their own often effective cross-examinations.

The result was that the public heard only from Schiff about Schiff’s damning slam-dunk hearings. A drip-by-drip melting of both Trump’s polls and resistance to impeachment followed.

Schiff emerged for brief

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