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Hugh Hewitt Provides Cover For GOP Sedition In Congress

The seditious stunt Republicans promise on January 6 is no big deal, according to Hugh Hewitt
Hugh Hewitt Provides Cover For GOP Sedition In Congress
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Hugh Hewitt Will Never Be A Real Boy.

He lies too much.

And by "too much" I mean, to borrow a phrase from Paul to the Thessalonians, Hewitt lies "without ceasing".

Instead, Fred Hiatt's in-house Republican testicle-cozy is doomed to forever be what he has always been --

-- A Cyborg Sent From The Future to Destroy America™.

Hewitt in the WaPo Monday:

Objecting to the electoral college vote is no constitutional crisis

Whether a U.S. representative or senator objects to the certification of the vote of the electoral college on Jan. 6 is not an indictment of their commitment to the country, the Constitution or their party. Nor is it any sign of crisis or danger that a significant number of members of both bodies are about to so vote. Every member of Congress is discharging a representative function, and some of the objectors are fulfilling that job.

Some, such as Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), have deep-seated reservations about the conduct of the election and wish to air them. Others want to remind the body of allegations they may not believe but which their constituents would like investigated.

I am not persuaded that any state vote, subsequent recount or court challenge should rise to this level of debate. Not one court in any case found the threshold level of evidence necessary to establish significant fraud, so I would not vote to object. But I am not a senator or representative. I didn’t think there was anything remotely approaching an impeachable offense a year ago, nor did 99 percent of Republicans in the Congress. But that didn’t stop Democrats from pressing on with a foolhardy impeachment that cost the country dearly...

Hewitt is such a horrendous blight on the threadbare remains of American political journalism, such a standout example of everything that is horrible and broken in the mainstream media, that I can only assume we'll be seeing him making a triumphant return visit to Meet the Press as a Respected NBC Contributor before the month is out.

This is part of our continuing coverage of the 2020 elections.

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