, 15 tweets, 2 min read Read on Twitter
1) Ever since it was reported that Yertle said "if the House impeaches, the Senate must hold a trial,"our side has had something of a meltdown.

2) That is expected. However, I think Yertle is far smarter and more resolute than most of you think.

3) Let's review, shall we?
4) In 2015, Yertle--at NO ONE'S URGING--took it upon himself to block Merrick Garland from the USSC, citing (with no particular historical precedent that I'm aware of) the fact that Zero was in the last year of his second term.

5) This was, to say the least, huge.
6) Had Garland been on the Court, giving it a 5-4 majority, I shudder to think how difficult Trump's first term would have been.

7) But you may have missed this: he didn't stop there.
8) Lucy Koh, nominated to the Ninth Circuit, was reported out of the Judiciary Committee but Yertle didn't give her a floor vote.
9) That went instead to Trump appointee Daniel Collins.

10) The same story was true of Donald Schott, a Seventh Circuit nominee. The seat ultimately went to Trump pick Michael Brennan.
11) The same goes for Eighth Circuit nominee Jennifer Puhl. Trump pick Ralph Erickson was confirmed.
12) I can't even begin to list the district judges whom Yertle held up. (Hat tip to Zen Master for help with these names).
13) Let's now go back to the legislative side in 2017-2018. Yertle rarely made promises about getting certain things passed.

When he did, they got passed.

14) He promised the tax cut would be passed. It was.

15) He promised Judges Gorsuch & Kavanaugh would be confirmed.
16) They were.

17) He promised to get Obamacare repeal up for a vote. NOTE: Yertle never publicly said he would pass it. This, I think, is because he knew McTurd would hate all Americans with his "thumbs down."
18) So as best I can tell, Yertle passed everything he said he'd pass, confirmed every judge he said he'd confirm.

19) Let's return then to his promise to hold a trial if Botoxic passed impeachment.
20) I certainly don't think this was Yertle laying down, and I don't even think it was Yertle just absent-mindedly confirming he'd follow the Constitution.
21) Upon reflection, I think this was a shot right across Botoxic's bow.

22) This was Yertletalk for "Make my day. Bring it." He knows Trump has 34 HARD acquits, probably 10 squish acquits, and close to 50 for an outright dismissal.
23) By saying, "We'd HAVE to have a trial," he was promising Botoxic in Yertlese that she was going to lose in an embarrassing way, that there would be no stalling, and that it would be over before Illicit Mullah Omar could marry another male relative.
24) This was a big ol' promise from Yertle. "You bring that stuff here you'll regret it."
25) Yertle knows his caucus. That's why he never promised to PASS Obamacare repeal. He knew McTurd would kill it.

And I think he knows he has the votes to squelch Botoxic's impeachment charges--whatever they are--like a fart in a wedding.

26) Just remember what Yertle has done.
Missing some Tweet in this thread?
You can try to force a refresh.

Like this thread? Get email updates or save it to PDF!

Subscribe to Larry Schweikart
Profile picture

Get real-time email alerts when new unrolls are available from this author!

This content may be removed anytime!

Twitter may remove this content at anytime, convert it as a PDF, save and print for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video

1) Follow Thread Reader App on Twitter so you can easily mention us!

2) Go to a Twitter thread (series of Tweets by the same owner) and mention us with a keyword "unroll" @threadreaderapp unroll

You can practice here first or read more on our help page!

Follow Us on Twitter!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!