Impeached Donald J. Trump, says Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, broke the law by ripping up his speech.
Well, gosh, who would've thought of that? The bone spurs must be off!
Sorry, but Rippinggate could have been much, much worse.
Speaker Pelosi could have thrown his speech to the floor of the House of Representatives. Following that, have done the Mexican hat dance on it. Then invited all of the Democratic House members to join in. They could have had a free-for-all on top of his speech. The group could even have sung Rancho Grande, and texted Grubhub to deliver some of Trump’s favorite tacos.
That would have been an example of bad behavior, but still, it would not be breaking the law.
However, if Speaker Pelosi had taken out a pistol and held up a page of his speech in one hand, and after Trump finished reading that page, she were to then shoot holes through it, and followed the same sequence after each page that he read, well yes, that might have been considered an example of breaking the law. Maybe.
For someone who brags about grabbing women by the pussy, getting away with it, because he's famous, which is, indeed, an act of breaking the law, Donald J. Trump is quick to point his finger at someone else. Speaker Pelosi was just demonstrating a literary review of his speech, and not breaking the law.
Donald J. Trump’s speech was not anywhere near Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. The Gettysburg Address is profound, moving, and captures the heart of this nation. It is an example of American Shakespeare.
Trump’s speech was silly. Schoolboy silly, predictable, filled with lies, self-serving, crazy, abusive, accusatory, paranoid - and the Republicans cheered him on. Trump's diatribe should never have been repeated in the House of Representatives.
Maybe in a bathroom. And in front of a mirror, but not in the House.
And perhaps that was the Speakers intended suggestion. Use it like tissue, or just rip it apart and flush it down.
Both suggestions would still not have been breaking the law.
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