MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough compares impeaching Trump to Lincoln abolishing slavery

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough compares impeaching Trump to Lincoln abolishing slavery
Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough (Image: YouTube screen grab)

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough somehow drew an analogy between House Democrats’ obsession with impeaching Donald Trump to Abraham Lincoln’s freeing of the slaves. While I can appreciate that Trump Derangement Syndrome has eroded Scarborough’s mind, I find it hard to understand this bizarre comparison.

“I will say, Nancy Pelosi has to be calculating,” Scarborough began on a recent show. “Abraham Lincoln was calculating in saving the union. He was very calculating, and he moved to the position when he felt the American people were ready,” he added. “Ready to move toward the emancipation of slaves.”

Enter House Speaker Pelosi’s reluctance to feed the impeachment frenzy.

“I’m not being critical of Nancy Pelosi here,” the co-host of “Morning Joe” insisted. “I will say though, there are times though to not calculate. I would say when you have a president who has abused power more than any other president, not only in our lifetime, I just can’t think of any historical precedence, of any president who abused his position more.”

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Watch the bizarre commentary below:

What Is He Talking About?

History aside, how did the others on this MSNBC panel sit there with a straight face while listening to this spew? Do these far-left journalists actually believe that by agreeing to file articles of impeachment against President Trump, Nancy Pelosi would be uniting and saving the country?

One thing is certain: If Democrats do decide to move forward with this pipe dream it will be (1) squashed in the Senate and (2) Unifying for Republicans in their disdain for an obstructionist party that has tried to destroy Trump’s presidency and stall America’s progress for political gain.

Cross posted at the Mental Recession

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is editor of the Mental Recession, one of the top conservative blogs of 2012. His writings have appeared at the Daily Caller, American Thinker, FoxNews.com, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record.