Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tried to rattle off impeachment history. Then this historian schooled him
Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale sounded off about the history of impeachment today, insinuating that only democrats had availed themselves of this constitutional remedy, and further opining that kicking drumpf to the curb would, this time, just be a ...coup.
Princeton history prof Kevin Kruse (and some others) hastened to unburden him of his ignorance....
All three of the previous impeachment efforts were all denounced as "coups" as well. https://t.co/kEPRRNlQtd— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1570649271.0
When Republican Richard Nixon was facing impeachment in 1973, his supporters -- like this letter writer to a Washin… https://t.co/2smmJLuXgz— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1570649438.0
While I have your attention, @parscale, the idea that Trump is "the most popular Republican president in American h… https://t.co/lbQVW7jTOc— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1570649861.0
@parscale Trump is actually the *least* popular Republican president in modern history. Good luck spinning that. https://t.co/eh1cLdvqUW— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1570650125.0
@parscale Not a verb.— Michael McKean (@Michael McKean)1570649816.0
@parscale Coup coup. https://t.co/lQjgOBi2cT— durrati (@durrati)1570653251.0