The Huffington Post is reporting that Republican Tea Party (GOTP) presidential wanabee has been Michele “Krazy” Bachmann was working hard – on the campaign trail in Iowa Tuesday – when she agreed with a supporter who suggested that President Barack Obama be impeached in order to “get him out of the way.”
“Well, I’ll tell you, I’ll tell you, I agree, I agree. Some people are really upset,” Krazy replied to the man before moving on to meet another supporter.
Problem is the Congresswoman clearly doesn’t understand what the requirements are for the House of Representatives to Impeach the President; you don’t get to do so just because your uber-conservative white bread supporters say so.
The United States Constitution – a document Bachmann claims to have read and revere clearly states in Article II, Section 4, “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
So, outside of the bizarre world uber-conservatives live in with their addled brains, having been turned to glop by a steady stream of FOX PAC and right-wing talk radio, exactly what act of “Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors” has the President been accused of, and most importantly convicted of? Bueller? Anyone else? Anyone at all? Outside of the collective Brain Captains convention of the uber-conservatives there is no one who thinks this. The GOTP House, controlled by Newt Gingrich impeached President Clinton and then the Senate Judiciary Committee – lead by Orrin Hatch refused to put him on trial. It isn’t an easy thing to do, so wake up citizens of obtuse land.
Krazy is now wandering around Iowa, hearing voices, and interpreting them as a command she run for the presidency while searching for a magic corn field where she can play baseball with Shoeless Joe Jackson – oh wait, scratch that, I don’t think the Kinsellas and Bachmann would get along very well; so, she’s just wandering aimlessly around Iowa agreeing with anything her supporters say, hoping she’ll win the state’s caucus and be miraculously catapulted into the GOTP nomination.
Meanwhile, back in the real world her poll numbers continue to plummet, and her staff continues to defect.