If Even Emo James Comey Can Chill On Impeachment, So Can The Rest of Trump’s Critics

The Federalist | 4/16/2018 | Mary Katharine Ham
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He writes like an aspiring young adult novelist. His Instagram is full of jumping pics and inspirational quotes. He drinks a mediocre in-flight merlot to soothe his worries about the future of the Republic. He keeps a very juicy diary, thinks Donald Trump is a serial liar morally unfit to be president, and believes he is the conscience of the United States of America in these troubled times.

For many Women’s Marchers and other passionate Trump critics, there’s a lot to relate to in the public emoting of former FBI Director James Comey. Celebrities, they’re just like us! He’ll no doubt sell a lot of books to them even if they’re still secretly stewing that he lost Hillary Clinton the election with his late-game announcement about her investigation.

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But given his affinity for melodrama, there’s a revealing moment in his interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos when he doesn’t go all in on anti-Trump hysteria. It’s the question of impeachment.

Now, I’m not sure how this will work for his fan base. After delivering a tome that negs the prez for his under-eye circles and skin tone and references his, ahem, hand size, the most passionate Trump critics will want Comey to take them all the way. What are they there for, after all, if not self-righteous truth-telling that ends in a tidy little scenario that rids the country of its duly elected president? They didn’t pay $26 for a hard cover for this flaccid conclusion, amirite?

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But Comey’s measured response to Stephanopoulos’ question about impeachment is one his devoted readers should adopt.

First, he doesn’t indulge in fantasies about Trump’s mental unfitness, saying he doesn’t “buy this stuff about him being mentally incompetent or early stages of dementia,” and instead calls him a “person of above average intelligence who’s tracking conversations and knows what’s going...
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