The Hypocrisy of Lynching the Word ‘Lynching’ [OPINION]
The daily hysteria is over President Trump's use of the word "lynching" in describing the fake impeachment process being hurled upon us by the Democrats.
Holy cow, Batman! Trump really is a racist. Imagine that fat assed old white (er, orange) dude comparing his fake impeachment to a lynching? Why, Congressman Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) just ain't gonna stand for that!
Heavens to Betsy! Impeachment junkie Congressman Al Green (D-Texas) even says Trump should be impeached for using the word "lynching" in such a fashion. The gall of it all.
But wait, haven't Democrats quite literally and liberally used the word "lynching" before? I'm sure they have. Democrat Jim McDermott (white guy) thought Bill Clinton's impeachment in 1998 was a lynching:
“We're taking a step down the road to becoming a political lynch mob...We are going to find a rope find a tree and ask a bunch of questions later.”
So did Democrat Danny Davis, who by the way is black:
“I will not vote for this lynching in the people’s house.”
New York Democrat Gerald Nadler (white guy) who is helping to drive the lynching of Donald Trump felt as though Bill Clinton was being lynched:
“I wish we could get this over with quickly.…In pushing the process, in pushing the arguments of fairness and due process the Republicans so far have been running a lynch mob.”
Democrat Harry Reid of Nevada (white guy) too?
“The lynch mob though, Mr. President, now has a new leader."
Even Democrat John Kerry (extra white guy) has used the word in describing Clinton's impeachment:
“It’s a verbal political lynching on the floor of the Senate."
But still, Democrat frontrunner Joe Biden isn't going to stand for Trump using such language:
But wait, didn't Biden (white guy) say this in 1998 about Clinton's impeachment?
"Even if the president should be impeached, history will question whether or not this was a partisan lynching or whether or not it was something that in fact met the standard."
What a shame when we can't remember our own words before we shoot off our morally superior big mouths about the actions of others. Just goes to show how insincere these rotten bastards really are. And of course, the fake news just gobbles it all up and regurgitates it hour after hour for an entire news cycle.
Barry Richard is the host of The Barry Richard Show on 1420 WBSM New Bedford. He can be heard weekdays from noon to 3 p.m. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @BarryJRichard58. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.