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If They Win, Republicans Plan To Serve Impeachment With Side Of Nativism

Since Republicans assume they will win control of the Senate today, they're already planning what to do first.
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I'm not one of those who is sold on the idea that Republican control of the Senate is a foregone conclusion. But just about everyone else in the media is, so now we've moved to "what Republicans plan to do after they win the Senate" mode.

After President Obama deferred his plan for an executive order on immigration until after the midterms, the issue of immigration went onto the back burner. Well, no more. It's back, and the nativists are out making it clear what they really want to do is serve up a nice impeachment with a side order of nativism.

Chris Wallace took a few minutes to warn Fox viewers about that, and Tom Tancredo took to the pages of World Net Daily for his call:

The well-understood way to block the president from implementing his giant amnesty plan, an unconstitutional action that he has arrogantly advertised in advance, is to impeach the president.

There could be intermediary steps attempted, such as blocking funding needed to implement the amnesty and filing lawsuits challenging the legality of the plan. Those steps should be undertaken, but they might be circumvented. The only certain way to halt the massive amnesty is to immediately file articles of impeachment against the president.

There have always been two main arguments against impeachment even among those who support it in principle – first, that it is not practical because it would never succeed in the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate, and secondly that, well, you just can’t impeach the first black president no matter what he has done. But given the likely new political circumstances post-Nov. 4, both of those arguments have lost their power.

Let's hope they're all crying in their Alka-Seltzer on Wednesday when the supposed control doesn't materialize. Otherwise, we're all going to get a good long look at the wingnut parade as they undertake what could possibly be the most unconstitutional impeachment action in the history of the country.

Alternatively, you could go make GOTV calls into key states. Daily Kos and MoveOn.org need volunteers. Consider helping to prevent the train wreck before it happens.


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