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Re: “Trump’s treason demands resignation or impeachment,” by Deborah A. Baro, Wednesday:
Oh, what a difference one written line can make when a person infers all facts in a dissertation, essay or even a letter to the editor. It is similar to a barrel of apples, when one of them is decayed. Your first thought is: Are all the apples rotten? The writer makes you wonder if Nick Smith is her mentor; or is it visa versa?
The “written line” in her letter is as follows:“Trump should resign or be impeached and imprisoned.” Let’s chew on this statement a bit.
I would venture to say that gold at the end of the rainbow is more likely than resignation of Trump. The history of Trump does not give any indication that he is a quitter. It seems the writer is insinuating that if indeed Trump is impeached, prison will follow. The average person believes this to be true, but the writer is far superior to the average person in education and intelligence, or at the very least, that is how she comes across.
If the writer, after digging up facts, will refer to her history and civic books, she will find that impeachment is “analogous to the bringing of an indictment by a grand jury,” which means that charges are brought by the House of Representatives. The president will continue to serve in his elected position. Later he will be tried by the U S. Senate and if convicted, then he will be punished, in most cases removed from office with possible imprisonment.
The House of Representatives presently has a majority of who some people describe as Democrats or liberals or socialists, or a combination of all three. There is a very strong possibility that Trump will be indicted by the House, but then the bubble of the writer is busted. The U.S. Senate has a majority of Republicans and it will be a freeze over in hell when this current Senate convicts Trump.
Now, in the next election, if Republicans lose a majority in the Senate, the writer can reinvent her dream. This will be another nail in the coffin of the United States of America.