By all accounts, Robert Mueller is a very intelligent man, with a clear mind. But why, asks Pat Buchanan, could he not “say clearly and concisely what he means?” Mueller’s recent address to the press muddled the message of his report even more, and answered few of the questions Americans have about the report’s findings. Pat writes (abridged):
Why is it that special counsel Robert Mueller cannot say clearly and concisely what he means?
His nine-minute summary of the findings of his office, after two years of investigation, was a mess. It guaranteed that the internecine warfare that has poisoned our politics will continue into 2020.
When did Mueller decide there was no collusion or conspiracy? Was it not until this spring? Or has Mueller known for a good while?
When did Mueller discover that the Steele dossier was the product of a dirt-diving operation financed by the Clinton campaign and fabricated by a Trump-hating ex-chief of British intelligence with long ties both to former agents of Russia’s FSB and James Comey’s FBI?
Mueller’s performance Wednesday has reinvigorated the impeach Trump caucus. But it has disserved the Democratic Party as much as it has the country.
The progressive left and its media auxiliaries, rabid on the subject, are egging on and cheering for candidates who call for impeachment. As of now, at least eight Democratic presidential candidates favor hearings.
The Democratic left is out to break Nancy Pelosi’s resistance.
If they succeed and this city and the nation turn their attention to a titanic battle to see if the Democratic Party can remove the Republican president, it will be bad news for the republic.
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