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MSNBC and CNN are revealing themselves to be more passionate pro-impeachment partisans than even the Dem presidential candidates! With the exception of Elizabeth Warren, none of the leading Dem contenders has called for impeachment.
But on Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski suggested it was the Dems' "patriotic duty" to impeach. And Adrienne Elrod, a former Hillary campaign aide turned MSNBC contributor, twice declared that Congress has "no choice" but to impeach.
CNN - New - Day - Jeffrey - Toobin
Over on CNN's New Day, after Jeffrey Toobin declared that impeachment will not happen "under any circumstances" Alisyn Camerota reacted almost angrily: "Well I don't know about that, Jeffrey . . . I think that the feeling is today . . . is that if you don't do something [impeach], if you're Congress and you don't do something, then you're saying that the President is above the law. You're saying that all this wrongdoing that has been exposed: well, for political reasons we just can't do anything."
Makes you wonder: who did Camerota have in mind when she said "the feeling is today" that Congress must impeach? The folks in the CNN lunchroom, perhaps?
Note - Elrod - Addition - Morning - Joe
Note: Elrod is a relatively recent addition to the Morning Joe lineup. Putting it politely, she doesn't come across as the heaviest of heavyweights, nor is she a brand-name consultant a la David Axelrod. Wonder how she got the gig?
Here are the transcripts. Click "expand" to read more.
MIKA - BRZEZINSKI - President - Lot - Report
MIKA BRZEZINSKI: This president has a lot to answer for in this report. Where do Democrats -- what do they do next to make sure that they tamp down the political but step up...
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