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"In the absence of very graphic evidence, it would be difficult to get the support in the Senate needed to make an impeachment successful." —Adam Schiff

Political Editors · Mar. 13, 2019

Insight: “We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.” —C.S. Lewis

For the record: “The key takeaway from the devastating Lisa Page testimony is that late into 2017 the FBI still suspected the case against Trump could’ve been ‘literally nothing.’ YET, the FBI already swore in front of the FISA court that they’d VERIFIED the info used in the 2016/17 investigation.” —Dan Bongino

Braying Jenny: “Serious questions have been raised about whether these planes were pressed into service without additional pilot training in order to save money. … The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is a major driver of Boeing profits. In the coming weeks and months, Congress should hold hearings on whether an administration that famously refused to stand up to Saudi Arabia to protect Boeing arms sales has once again put lives at risk for the same reason.” —Elizabeth Warren (“She thus manages to wrap an attack on capitalism around an antiwar, anti-Pentagon, anti-Trump conspiracy theory.” —The Wall Street Journal)

Bracking Jackass: “You don’t eliminate bigotry by dealing with it in a politically expedient way. You have to take it head on and we can do this.” —Rep. Al Green, who plans to continue with his impeachment crusade

Friendly fire: “In the absence of very graphic evidence, it would be difficult to get the support in the Senate needed to make an impeachment successful. Again, my feeling is let’s see what Bob Mueller produces. But the evidence would have to be pretty overwhelming.” —Rep. Adam Schiff

Non Compos Mentis: “Should Wells Fargo be held responsible for the damages incurred by climate change due to the financing of fossil fuels and these projects?” —Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan

And last… “For most kids, college is about the ‘experience.’ For parents, it’s about social status and credentials. For administrators, it’s about money. For many professors, it’s about ideological indoctrination. Few people in any of these groups care about the actual education.” —Matt Walsh

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