Management was pleased with the bashing Trump narrative. For the liberal progressive leaning distributors of the newsworthy, the storyline was fiscally lucrative, politically potent and it usefully injured President Trump’s election integrity and supported the Democratic Party’s resistance insistence. Pundits and program hosts, the show’s talent, were elevated to a celebrity lifestyle status, their comings and goings interest rivaled MGM’s golden age. Until one afternoon, Henny-penny, the advertising consultant of television media, while diligently forecasting next quarter’s revenue Attorney General Barr reported: No collusion, No obstruction.
Suddenly, as the result of Foxy-woxy’s Mueller report, parts of the sky fell and landed squarely on the integrity of past reporting. Henny-penny had a grand mal. Befuddlement ensued. “Now, what?” cries out the media consultant? “Trump is not a Russian agent. The consultant whines and moans, “neither he nor any member of his entourage colluded with Putin. ‘Hair on fire,’ Trump is not a traitor. There goes our golden goose of a narrative.”
Not to be deterred, Ivy schooled management contemplated, they tossed and turned, consulted and queried; finally, with the help of in-house novelists and practitioners of the black arts (attorneys), using the House of Representatives investigative powers they decided to attack the messenger.
Media management presented a newly designed supplemental to the original narrative — a very creative factoid. The factoid enunciated DOJ’s actions as extralegal prerogatives. Consequently, America’s democracy is now on the brink of disablement; therefore, the nation is in the midst of a constitutional crisis.
For public theatrics, a ruse to satisfy the Democratic Party’s leftist inclinations, the judiciary committee utilizing congressional oversight as the means demands that Attorney General Barr conveys to his committee the statutorily prohibited grand jury evidence. This demand of the judiciary committee chairman is a meritless theatrical ruse. No judge in the land will order Barr to satisfy the subpoena and therefore, violate the law.
For the Democrats, the how-to and what form to facilitate Trump’s demise is elusive and runs in sync with not accepting the results of the 2016 election. The Donkey is frustrated and desperate. Democratic leadership cares little of the means as long as a result ends the Trump presidency. This open-ended amoral approach to solving their “Trump” problem is behaviorally dysfunctional. Nonetheless, the liberal progressives are intoxicated. Sober judgment suspended. Revenge and disrespect run concurrently with a blood lust for Trump and family that requires no particular cause for their display of hatred.
The election of 2020 is the end all until one day after the victor is declared. Today’s political contesting mimics the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 wherein the possible outlasted the arguments for the ideal. The nation is engaged in a hotly contested ideological divide; unless the Martians finally invade I do not see a resolution. At least, so far, there are no firefights in the streets.