On a day in the future when impeachment might actually be necessary, it will be harder to obtain public and bipartisan support, impeachment having been so trivially pursued in this present instance.
Inevitably this election season the call will come to abolish the Electoral College. It was a bad idea four years ago. It will be a bad idea four years hence.
I believe in the sovereignty of the individual. Therefore I believe in personal responsibility. I believe in the duty of self help and in the freedom that flows from self-reliance.
From this day forward, ‘IRS scandal’ will be useful shorthand for conservatives making their arguments against an ever-expanding government.
Thomas Jefferson couldn’t have known specifically about the special senate election in Massachusetts but he certainly knew that such moments would come.