CBS, WaPo Trots Out Has-been McGovern: 'Impeach Bush,' 'Worse Than Nixon'
Will the MSM ever give up their quest to get Bush and Cheney impeached? Seemingly, no. And this time they have trotted out one of the biggest most, irrelevant losers in American electoral history like a performing monkey ready to sing impeachment to the MSM's organ grinding tune. The Washington Post rolls out George McGovern to beat the impeachment drum making fools of themselves doing it. McGovern gives us all the boring, ridiculous tropes of American defeatism that the left has mired themselves in since their loss in 2000, but he adds a new one to the list when he says that Bush is "worse than Nixon."
Not content just to let the WaPost give McGovern his platform, CBS uses McGovern's blather as a launching pad for their own advancement of the impeachment idea.
The former Democratic nominee for president who ran against a president later driven from office under threat of impeachment, today said that impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney is "the rightful course for an American patriot."
McGovern using the word "patriot" is nothing short of obscene.
CBS goes on to quote more from McGovern's Washington Post editorial that he thinks "Bush and Cheney are clearly guilty of numerous impeachable offenses," and that...
"They have repeatedly violated the Constitution. They have transgressed national and international law. They have lied to the American people time after time. Their conduct and their barbaric policies have reduced our beloved country to a historic low in the eyes of people around the world. These are truly 'high crimes and misdemeanors,' to use the constitutional standard."
Oh, brother. Can anyone take this stuff seriously? Apparently, though, CBS thought it was worthy to report on and that is even sadder than this aging relic of the failed counter culture days imagining that he is still relevant.
And McGovern claiming to use "Constitutional" standards reminds us how amusing it is that the far left wants to invoke the Constitution when it’s convenient for their own ends, but to ignore it the rest of the time.
Then, to prove he is completely uninformed about current events, CBS quotes McGovern's ridiculous editorial to show that he is completely unaware of what is even going on in Iraq.
"Today, after five years of clumsy, mistaken policies and U.S. military occupation, Iraq has become a breeding ground of terrorism and bloody civil strife."
Let me introduce you to a word, Mr. McGovern. It's called "Surge." And it's a little idea that general David Petraeus came up with to reverse the deteriorating situation in Iraq. And it's an idea that has pretty much proven a success.
Then McGovern really proves that he is not only uninformed, but merely interested in partisan talking points.
McGovern said any impeachment proceedings should also look at the "collapse of presidential leadership" in the face of Hurricane Katrina, "perhaps the worst natural disaster in U.S. history."
Huh? Katrina was just a storm. The nation has had other, far worse disasters. But leave it to the convenient lack of memory by the left and the desire of the far left media to promulgate a lie. In fact, the actual "worst natural disaster in U.S. history" was the Galveston Hurricane, Sept. 8, 1900 in which at least 8,000 people died. And, no, there is no "perhaps" about it as the Galveston Hurricane killed many thousands more than Katrina did.
Seriously, has McGovern ever heard of the concept being a mindless demagogue? If he hasn't he sure discovered a knack for it it by accident.
Anyway, after finishing up with their pointless rehashing of McGovern's nonsense CBS goes on about various other irrelevant politicians, like Dennis Kucinich, who are pandering to the extreme left with the impeachment idea, knowing full well that it won't occur. Heck, even McGovern himself is at least not so senile as to imagine that impeachment will occur, saying that "Impeachment is unlikely, of course."
When you get right down to it, this whole report is a waste of time, but the Washington Post and CBS wasted all our time anyway. After all, asking George McGovern about politics and government is like consulting the guy who invented the flat earth theory after the first moon landing occurred!