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What Nadler Really Wants
See the first Wall Street Journal article, below.

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The Missing Order in American Politics
See the second Wall Street Journal article, below.

"You must never confuse faith that you will prevail in the end – 
which you can never afford to lose – with the discipline to confront
the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be."
        - VAdm James Stockdale, USN (1923-2005)

FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (without permission)

What Nadler Really Wants

His strategy clearly aims at provoking a confrontation for political purposes.

May 9, 2019 7:02 p.m. ET
The House Judiciary Committee voted 8 May, 2019 to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, after he failed to release the unredacted Mueller Report. Image: Getty
Don’t think this week’s headlines about contempt of Congress and impeachment are about anything so serious as contempt of Congress or impeachment—never mind the “constitutional crisis” Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday. This is red-meat politics.The rage-on strategy holds electoral risks for the Democrats. Mrs. Pelosi, Mr. Nadler and other committee chairmen come from safe districts and don’t have to worry about re-election. But the more red meat they throw, the more the base will demand impeachment—and the more swing voters will wonder what, if anything, Democrats have to offer beyond this fraudulent show.
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Appeared in the May 10, 2019, print edition.

The Missing Order in American Politics

I grow wistful as I watch the congressional chaos while reading Kissinger’s forthcoming oral history.

May 9, 2019 7:14 p.m. ET

President Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in November 1972.
 Photo: Bettmann Archive
I am watching Washington and thinking this: We have reached a new crisis point in Donald Trump vs. the Democrats. They are speaking of contempt citations, subpoenas, executive privilege, hearings. It’s a daily barrage. The Democrats are inching closer to impeachment, at least rhetorically, perhaps actually. We’ll see how well Speaker Nancy Pelosi can dance right up to the edge to appease some in her caucus, and not over i

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