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Trump’s True Crime: He Made Us Laugh at Congress

Since impeachment is a political rarity, it is not unexpected that analysts would seek out the few parallels from U.S. history to put in context the assault being waged against President Trump by the Democrats. It has been argued that Trump is not being afforded the same rights by the opposition party in Congress that were extended to his impeachment predecessors Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. But, while significant, those are not the most relevant precedents.To draw a more apt comparison to the political persecution of Trump, we need to go back to the first actual impeachment of a…