Craven political move?

To the editor,

In the Sept. 25 edition of his newsletter, Bill Huizenga denounced Nancy Pelosi’s call for an impeachment inquiry as “a craven political move.” My dictionary defines the word “craven” to mean “lacking the least bit of courage,” or “contemptibly fainthearted.”

Numerous credible reports alleging Donald Trump’s persistent efforts to extort a foreign government to provide “dirt” on his domestic political rival fill our airwaves. In effect, it is, “You do me this little favor (discredit my American electoral opponent) and I will sell you the arms you need.” Implied: “If you refuse I may withhold what you desperately need.” Further reports suggest that the president has recruited his personal lawyer, as well as the attorney general, to facilitate and cover up his covert activities.

While the reports of a “whistleblower” are widely regarded as credible, the president has not as yet been found guilty of anything. However, while no actual fire has been discovered, America’s air is full of thick and possibly toxic smoke. Questions abound about threats to the integrity of our elections and of our very democracy.

Under such circumstances different political leaders, Pelosi and Huizenga, are reacting in different ways. The first of these is acting to expose and, if necessary, neutralize threats to our country. She is using constitutional instruments to uncover corruption, if such exists. The second, a craven, contemptibly faint-hearted leader, lacking the least bit of courage (see above dictionary definition), fearful of losing favor with his political benefactor, is hiding his head in the sand, leaving to others the duty to protect and defend our country.

Richard Brouwer

Grand Haven Township

(3) comments

Vladtheimp

My Comment somehow was garbled - it read



Since we’re reduced to dictionary games, my dictionary defines ‘credible’ as ‘offering reasonable grounds for being believed.’ Here, an alleged whistleblower who had no firsthand knowledge of a conversation, used anonymous hearsay to support his complaint which was proven false when a transcript of the call was released; this unknown person, who was found to have a political bias against President Trump, leaked his complaint to Democrat liar Adam ‘Pencil Neck’ Schiff instead of following Intelligence Agency procedures. This is the very anthesis of ‘credible.’

Likewise, someone who gets a letter published that parrots what ole ‘Pencil Neck’ said transpired in the President’s conversation that was proven false in the actual transcript, ignoring that Pencil Neck himself later said his claims were a parody and ignoring that the Washington Post Fact-Checker awarded Pencil Neck 4 Pinocchios for the very story the letter writer repeats, has absolutely zero credibility.

When Nancy Pelosi calls for an on the record vote to conduct an impeachment inquiry, and then and only then obtains the authority to issue subpoenas, this whole farce is the same as the children’s novel in which Pinocchio stars – call it ‘The Adventures of Nancy, Pencil Neck and ‘Nads’ Nadler, with Mad Maxine Waters and Alexandria Occasional Cortex in supporting roles.

Vladtheimp

Since we’re reduced to dictionary games, my dictionary defines ‘credible’ as ‘offering reasonable grounds for being believed.’ Here, an alleged whistleblower who had no firsthand knowledge of a conversation, used anonymous hearsay to support his complaint which was proven false when a transcript of the call was released. This unknown person, who was found to have a political bias against President Trump, then leaked his complaint to Democrat liar Adam ‘Pencil Neck’ Schiff instead of following Intelligence Agency procedures. This is the very anthesis of ‘credible.’

Likewise, someone who gets a letter published that parrots what ole ‘Pencil Neck’ said transpired in the President’s conversation that was proven false in the actual transcript, ignoring that Pencil Neck himself later said his claims were a parody and ignoring that the Washington Post Fact-Checker awarded Pencil Neck 4 Pinocchios for the very story the letter writer repeats, has absolutely zero credibility.

When Nancy Pelosi calls for an on the record vote to conduct an impeachment inquiry, and then and only then obtains the authority to issue subpoenas, this whole farce is the same as the children’s novel in which Pinocchio stars – call it ‘The Adventures of Nancy, Pencil Neck and ‘Nads’ Nadler, with Mad Maxine Waters and Alexandria Occasional Cortex in supporting roles.




T-Bird

Everything stated here are the facts as they are. I might add that the registered democrat operative whistleblower was also found to have not mentioned on the official whistleblower's complaint form that he had discussed the complaint with Schiff or anyone else, stating that he had discussed the complaint with no one. This is a felony. I hope this individual, who's job with the Obama White House was to dig up dirt from Ukraine on the Trump campaign, and which was exactly what this individual alleges Trump was doing in the complaint, is prosecuted for this offense. A message needs to be sent to the swamp.



Vlad, Richard is a typical lefty. He wants everything he's written here to be true so badly that it is true in his mind and there is nothing anyone can say or do to change that. It's pathetic how these people behave. Borderline mentally ill.

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