Impeachments aren’t what they used to be. Today, young people are supposed to be excited that the president withheld taxpayer money from Ukraine –- a half-billion-dollar foreign aid package that ticks off most Americans under any circumstances, going to a country notable for not being our country, and for a purpose other than the wall.
–- that was an impeachment
First, there was the corpus delicti of the case -- a #WhiteHouse
, earning her “presidential kneepads” by #sexually
servicing the #president
The telephonic evidence wasn’t about “Burisma Holdings Limited” or a Ukrainian prosecutor whose name no one can remember. It was tapes of Monica blathering on and on about servicing the president, including such fascinating items as:
* Clinton couldn’t remember Monica’s name after their first two sexual encounters;
- Monica’s suggestion to Clinton that she be named “assistant to the president for b--- jobs";
* Her description of the presidential member (“think of a thumb”).
On Jan. 17, 1998, The #DrudgeReport
broke the intern #story
. The following week, #Clinton
gave an impassioned, finger-wagging, squint-eyed address to the #nation
“I want to say one thing to the American people. I want you to listen to me. I’m going to say this again. I did not have sexual relations with that woman -- Miss Lewinsky.”
Clinton spent the next seven months dragging the country through his #lies
, followed by the #unraveling
of his lies, then more lies, followed by more unraveling.
By late summer, it turned out #Monica
had, in fact, kept the long-rumored “blue dress” with Clinton’s #semen
on it. The president was ordered to produce a sample of his #DNA
. It was one of many presidential “firsts" under Clinton…