Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Policy & Issues

Democrats raise fear of Obama impeachment in new email

See also

In August of this year, the National Review’s Andrew McCarthy published an article on the subject of why talk of impeachment was far from crazy. The same month, New York Times bestselling authors Aaron Klein and Brenda Elliott came out with a book titled “Impeachable Offenses: The Case for Removing Barack Obama from Office.” A poll conducted by Wenzel Strategies found that a majority of respondents thought the IRS scandal was grounds for impeaching the president.

Since then, the president’s perfidy has become more deeply ingrained in the psyche of the American people with revelations that his health care reform law is built on a foundation of lies. So what are the chances that articles of impeachment will be brought against Obama? Suffice it to say your odds of winning Powerball are much greater. Apart from the fact that the Democrat-controlled Senate is not likely to support such an action against the current president, Republicans learned a lesson from their last efforts to unseat a Democratic president. They know this and the Democrats know this.

So why is the Democratic National Committee sending out emails asking recipients to vote Democratic, if only to protect Obama from being impeached? The best answer is why not?

Fox News notes that the email sent out Saturday evening explicitly raises the fear that the president could be removed from office if enough Republicans take control of Congress:

The notice – entitled ‘Impeachment’ in the subject line – was sent to Obama for America supporters and featured quotes from Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich., and Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, who raise the possibility of impeaching the president on grounds of alleged presidential misconduct.

‘Republicans are actually excited about the idea,’ the email says, according to the Daily Caller. ‘Show these Republicans that they are way, way off base and give President Obama a Congress that has his back.’ [Emphasis added]

Rhetoric aside, no representative has introduced an inquiry of impeachment to the House Judiciary Committee or introduced a bill of impeachment since President Obama took office in 2009. Democratic desires to remove George W. Bush from office were famously squashed shortly after the party regained the House in 2006, when then-incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said impeachment was ‘off the table.’

The highlighted portion of the email is evidently provided for comic relief. Nothing could be less off base than ridding the nation of a president who surpasses all of his predecessors in his usurpation of power through executive privilege.

Related Articles

For more articles and headlines, be sure to check out Liberty Unyielding. Follow me on Twitter or join me at Facebook.



  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!