Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Impeachment Talk

Bonnie Erbe at Scripps Howard News Service wonders why the media isn't talking about the "growing American pro-impeachment sentiment." As she reminds us, a Zogby poll last month found that most Americans would support impeachment if Bush was guilty of spying without warrants.

Those blasphemously "liberal" media outlets have once again deprived the American public of widespread coverage of nothing less than startling poll results. The non-partisan polling firm Zogby International last month found that by a margin of 52 percent to 43 percent, Americans want Congress to consider impeaching President Bush "if he wiretapped American citizens without a judge's approval."

Well, there's no "if" about it anymore. The president approved warrantless wiretaps in 2002. Two years later, during a campaign appearance in Buffalo, N.Y. he volunteered he'd done nothing of the kind. That's called breaking the law and lying about it.

Yes, the poll results have been reported on a few Web sites. But they have not exactly been trumpeted by the Blow Hard Boys on the Fox News Channel, nor even "front-paged" on the New York Times. Nor have they appeared as the lead story on any of the evening newscasts. From the right to the left, this poll has been ignored _ as has a recent Gallup poll showing a majority of Americans consider the Bush presidency to be a failure.

Read the whole thing.

The recent poll finding that 61 percent of American voters are angry at Bush suggests that impeachment sentiment is even greater than it was last month.

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