Impeachment is simply a formal accusation of a crime or other serious misconduct brought against a public official by a legislature. Our constitutional standard is “treason, bribery or other high crimes or misdemeanors.”
Thomas Sowell expects riots if Obama is impeached. This view, not unique, is a hobgoblin of unreasonable fear.
Impeachment is not a trial, a conviction or removal from office under our Constitution, but the process of impeachment is the best way, bar none, for our elected representatives in the House to for ... continue reading »