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Impeachment Scam: Started by Democrats, Inflated by the Media, Busted by Boehner

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“We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans. Listen, it’s all a scam started by Democrats at the White House.”

For the Washington TimesStephen Dinan reports: Talk of impeachment was cooked up by a White House desperate for something to rally Democrats ahead of November’s elections, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday, flatly ruling out any action on the controversial suggestion.

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Matt Drudge doesn’t approve, apparently. Two things to note: One, Drudge is on record saying he thinks Republicans are colossally stupid. And two, Drudge benefits directly from controversy and conflict, whether its legitimate or not. But on the other hand: What kind of unbridled lawlessness, recklessness, and corruption is invited when a chief executive becomes impeachment-proof?  And participates in fueling impeachment talk, to benefit from it?

“We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans.” Boehner said. “Listen, it’s all a scam started by Democrats at the White House.”

Even with the Democrats’ strategy this transparent and obvious, the press is still covering it uncritically.”

[See Noah Rothman’s “Washington is desperate for Republicans to impeach Obama”]

Democrats have acknowledged impeachment talk has been good for their fundraising, but also say there’s some fire behind all the smoke. On Tuesday, congressional Democrats circulated a list of GOP candidates and sitting lawmakers who have said they want to see President Obama be impeached…(read more)

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2 Comments on “Impeachment Scam: Started by Democrats, Inflated by the Media, Busted by Boehner”

  1. […] By Pundit from another Planet “We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans. Listen, it’s all a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” For the Washington Times, Stephen Dinan reports: Talk of impeachment was cooked up by a White House desperate for something to rally Democrats ahead of November’s elections, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday, […] Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]

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