Dems’ big plans for ‘breakout stars’ of impeachment

Dems’ big plans for ‘breakout stars’ of impeachment
Dems walk the articles of impeachment to the Senate in an inane attempt at pomp. (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – “I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano, A stage where every man must play a part, And mine a sad one.” – Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice.  We’re illustrating this with last year’s Charge Walk — a different set of exciting breakout managers — because who cares.]

The Democratic House members who prosecuted the case against former President Donald Trump last week say they’ve been laser-focused on his trial.

But as their speeches were being piped into Americans’ homes 24-7, they also elevated their national profiles — in some cases, generating considerable buzz about their prospects for higher office.

Rep. Madeleine Dean is being talked about as a potential candidate for the open Senate seat in Pennsylvania in 2022, a top priority for the party. Democratic strategists are speculating that Rep. Joaquin Castro, relatively well-known before the impeachment trial, further distinguished himself as an impeachment manager, advancing talk of a statewide bid in Texas. And an ex-Jeb Bush aide went so far as to say that Colorado Rep. Joe Neguse gave his “2004 convention speech” — a nod to former President Barack Obama’s breakout moment in politics.

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