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Jeff Bezos: I will depose King Trump

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: To be honest ...

Impeachment was intended to rile up Democrat voters and improve turnout in November. There's no way to know whether that worked at this point, and really we won't even know come Election Day.

At this point, it's all about turnout. Turnout will by far be the major determining factor in the swing states.

As I've noted in other threads, a conviction would have been bad for the Democrats (however good it might have been for the rule of law and endorsement of Constitutional principals), because Trump loyalists would almost certainly have supported Pence in November, and he's less divisive (though at least as dangerous), so Democratic voters would likely have been less motivated.

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