Sunday, September 29, 2019
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In the meanwhile, it's hard to argue that Biden won't be hurt by his son's lucrative employment by an Ukrainian oligarch. Hunter's sinecure may have had no impact on America's foreign policy whatsoever, but the optics are terrible. The "electability" argument for Biden's nomination has suffered a severe hit.
It will be a mistake if Democrats ignore Tr*mp's numerous other abuses of power to zero in on the Ukraine affair. Those other abuses, including the numerous instances presented in the Mueller Report, demand greater scrutiny over the course of the impeachment inquiry: ignoring them is tantamount to endorsing them.
On the lighter side, congressional testimony on Ukraine by Rudy Giuliani promises to rank among the funniest absurdist comedies in TV history, and may require creating a new category for the Emmy Awards. Granted, one shouldn't be laughing a senile dementia – but as a (Medicare) card-carrying geezer, I'll claim special dispensation to LMAO.