It's not like the Russia story is going to drop from the news, allowing other things to be discussed. So ride the wave instead of fighting the tide.
Look at the extent to which our supposedly democratic system has been de-legitimized.
The problem with impeachment is it doesn't really solve our problem. The problem we have goes so far beyond just Trump and into flaws in the design of our system.
If you cut taxes, the environment for business necessarily gets worse over time because roads deteriorate, people are not as well educated, scientific research declines, along with about a million other things that businesses rely on.
Candidate Trump swore he'd run Wall Street influence out of Washington. As president, he spends more and more time taking advice from his Goldman Sachs pals.
A democracy regulates corporations to protect people from concentrated power. If we let concentrated power make decisions for us, we end up getting dragged off of airplanes.
At any other time and under any other circumstances, a standing president turning a profit on a missile strike would be the scandal of the decade. With Donald Trump in the Oval Office, we call it Monday.
“Fair pay and safe workplaces” sums it up. The rule, which Trump and the Republicans saw fit to repeal, stated that our government should contract with companies that have “a satisfactory record of integrity and business ethics.”
Race-baiting propagandists in the White House, and a rising swamp of corporate influence. This is not "normal." But it's happening so fast, we may be desensitized to what "normal" should mean.
The Trump administration, as have all Republican administrations, is promoting tax cuts for the rich, saying they will “create growth.” Tax cuts actually force cuts in the things our government does to make our lives better.
Tax cuts mean cuts to infrastructure, schools, health care, scientific research and all the things our government does to make our lives better — and to help our economy prosper.
It's not just Trump. The Republican Party is using him to engage in a general assault on protections from corruption, pollution, corporate fraud and financial scams. This is who they are.
As Senator Chuck Schumer puts it: "You could not have picked a worse nominee to uphold these goals than Andrew Puzder. Everything in his career is antithetical to the goals of the Department of Labor."
They just cannot understand.
Infrastructure was one of the few actual policies that might have bipartisan support, except Trump is in it for himself and his contractor buddies.