Rep. Adam Schiff’s Closing Impeachment Hearing Remarks Posted by C-Span to YouTube, November 20, 2019.

It’s all over.

Or is it “all over”?

The question is not whether or not he was responsible for holding up the aid. He was. The question is not whether everybody knew it. Apparently, they did. The question is what are we prepared to do about it? Is there any accountability? Or are we forced to conclude that this is just now the world that we live in — when a President of the United States can withhold vital military aid from an alley at war with the Russians, an alley fighting our fight to defend our country against Russian aggression. Are we prepared to say in the words of Mick Mulvaney, “Get over it”? Or “Get used to it”. (Pause) We are not prepared to say that.

Quotation starts at 10:56 from the cited video.

Well, there is history made, and while this editor left the Democratic Party with consideration for candidate Obama’s relationship with old Far Left radical Bill Ayer’s, any good feelings toward the Republican Party have been dimmed by its seemingly endless bullying, contemptuous, disingenuous, and rancorous approach to the deceiving and handling of ordinary American voters.

President Trump’s “Shifty Schiff” didn’t shift an inch in this afternoon’s final remarks.

Wanted by Either Party: A Few Radical Moderates.

BackChannels hopes it is not the only lonesome blogger sickened by the aggrandizing and bellicose conservative reactionary rhetoric led in tone by a President to whom rules –not in business, not in marriage, not in politics — seldom, if ever, apply.

Related Online

Fandos, Nicholas and Michael S. Schmidt. “Sondland, Defiant, Says He Followed Trump’s Orders to Pressure Ukraine.” The New York Times, November 20, 2019.

Kessler, Glenn and Salvador Rizzo. “The Fact Checker’s guide to impeachment hearing spin.” The Washington Post, November 12, 2019.