There is a cynicism amongst Americans when one reads or hears people say “impeachment is political” or “we’re already an oligarchy.” This cynicism is an attitude that at best is unproductive, at worst is dangerous. For cynicism is always a choice of powerlessness.
And at this time in history we need to all stand up and stand in our power. Our real power.
The sports analogy
In sports, there are rules. A team in the middle of a game doesn’t get to re-write the rules. Bring in their own referees…