A long-time strategy of the political left has been to take its most threatening opponents – and those enemies’ most damaging arguments – and mock them, as though they’re ludicrous to even consider.
Usually, the bullying technique results in marginalizing the opponent and silencing his or her arguments.
But sometimes, it backfires.
A recent Democratic National Committee email to supporters, for example, attempted to blackball four Republican congressmen for daring to suggest President Obama could be impeached for repeated violations of the Constitution.
“Republicans are actually excited about the idea,” the email scoffed. “Show these Republicans they are way, way off-base.”
But the email may have gotten more attention than the DNC intended.
Highlighted by WND, the Daily Caller, Fox News and the Drudge Report, the email has now been seen by tens of millions of Americans.
It was also noticed by Aaron Klein, WND senior staff reporter, radio host and New York Times bestselling author of “Impeachable Offenses: The Case for Removing Barack Obama from Office.”
“The White House and progressive machine clearly have failed in their attempt to paint the impeachment movement as fringe and out of touch with reality,” Klein told WND. “The general American public views with increasing concern Obama’s illicit extension of executive authority, his repeated bypassing of Congress and the many serious scandals that have plagued this administration from Fast and Furious through Benghazi through the IRS fiasco and now Obamacare.
“The time has come,” Klein said, “for the country and our elected representatives to have a serious discussion about the constitutional ramifications of Obama’s highly questionable actions.
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