The answer is simple. He is in the cat bird seat. He uses the bully pulpit to ridicule and blame his accusers of racism and obstructionism in a way that appeals to the vast majority of his base.
The House of Representatives impeaches, and then a trial is held in the U.S. Senate. The Senate needs a 2/3 vote for a conviction to actually remove a president from office. Half of this process is what happened during the Bill Clinton presidency. The House voted to impeach Clinton, but the Senate failed to remove him from office. As far as some politicians are concerned, impeachment is not a feasible idea.
Congress has been split since Obama took office. Having control of the Senate has enabled Obama to stave off any attacks on his integrity. The Senate did not think to question his credentials when he ran for office. Why is anybody’s guess. The liberal media chose to gloss over this issue as well. They hounded McCain until he produced his birth certificate, but they didn’t think it was necessary for Obama to produce his. If we elect more Republican and conservative senators in 2014, we can change the balance of power in the Senate.
Members of Congress may agree with their constituents about Obama, but they don’t want to take on the liberal media. The Huffington Post is one of the most undisciplined media outlets in the liberal universe. They spew falsehoods as if they were fact. The misinformed and gullible believe what they say because they say it in the language the average twenty-something understands. That is what the conservative outlets must do. If you want the twenty-somethings to listen to you, you have to speak their language. You have to awaken the deep feelings of respect for God and Country that were embedded in them as a child by tickling their fancy as adults.
Media outlets like the Huffington Post know that anything is possible as long as Obama is in office. They know that he does not respect Congress. He has the edge when it comes to issues that are close to the hearts of the liberal media. If Obama can’t get the Congress to agree with his agenda, he is determined to use executive agencies like the EPA, the Justice Dept, the NSA, and others to get around it. More and more of his unjust actions are coming to light. He actually defended the actions of the NSA and the IRS.
Congress has demonstrated that they are divided on the issue of impeachment. Clinton was impeached, but the Democratically controlled Senate failed to indict him and remove him from office. The liberal media establishment loved Bill and covered the story in a way that showed him to be the victim of a vicious smear campaign. Most of the nation was unaware of what was really going on since they believed most of what they read, saw, and heard on the liberal media outlets.
Clinton deliberately lied to the American people about an affair he had with Monica Lewinsky and acts that were committed in the Oval Office. The media was able to cover up the entire rancid affair, even going so far as to showcase Hillary Clinton telling the nation she believes in him and his honesty. What a joke that was. Much of the population was indoctrinated by the media and believed that Bill Clinton was entitled to be president. He was a real charmer, as is the present occupant of the White House. It’s too bad the American public is so gullible when it comes to the pablum the liberal establishment and media feeds them. They are treated as children who have no right to their own opinion and are required to believe what the liberal elite want them to.
Members of Congress ask what the message would be if they impeach Obama, but he gets away in the Senate. I say let him destroy himself and make sure we change the make-up of the Senate in 2014. Then bring Articles of Impeachment against him and bring it to the American People so they see that justice is done. Even if the nincompoops in the Senate refuse to indict him, we will have an opportunity to expose Obama for who he really is. He is an incompetent ideologue who is committing crimes against the American people by dividing the nation along racial lines, not enforcing the law of the land, and overlooking and usurping other laws. Obama did not and does not deserve to be president. I am sorry that the first black president turned out to be such a failure.
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