Julius Caesar is purported to have said "alea iacta est" (translation: The die is cast.) when his armies crossed the Rubicon river. (The only living witness to this is Brian Williams, so we have to take his word for it.) Caesar, who at the time was in the midst of fighting the Roman Civil War, had taken his armies beyond what was then the northern boundary of Italy in defiance of the Roman Senate Guys. At that point, he knew he’d reached the point of no return. This is where “crossing the Rubicon” comes from, as well, but there’s no better way to wax pseudo-intellectually than to use Latin phraseology in place of an English idiom wouldn't you say??
Anyway, Nan Pelosi and her House Committee flying monkeys had an "alea iacta est" moment a few weeks ago. They were no doubt aware of how polling was trending when it came to the public opinion of their impeachment and attempt to remove DJT. According to the RealClearPolitics average, since mid-December a plurality of Americans have been against it or the polling average has been a tie.
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In December, the Democrats threw the die for the first time: an impeachment vote against Trump, which coincided almost precisely with the moment the polling average began turning against the Democrats. They were no closer to removing him, but they’d rolled the dice and taken their chances. And the polling average continued to turn against them.
Since then, they’ve cast the die again, this time in terms of...
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