[Ed. – Sometimes this farce is really freaking hilarious.]
[A]ccording to a new report by The Washington Post, another strong impetus inspired the Democrats to alter their rhetoric. The report sheds light on the Democrats’ decision to drop “quid pro quo” and start hammering “bribery,” and it’s purely partisan politics: the opinion of voters in 2020 battleground states. The Post reported Thursday:
Several Democrats have stopped using the term “quid pro quo,” instead describing “bribery” as a more direct summation of Trump’s alleged conduct.
The shift came after the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee conducted focus groups in key House battlegrounds in recent weeks, testing messages related to impeachment. Among the questions put to participants was whether “quid pro quo,” “extortion” or “bribery” was a more compelling description of Trump’s conduct. …