Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is crushed. She just entered a nightmare scenario, and it’s all her fault. Now the Democratic Party is going to suffer the consequences in 2020.
“Nancy Pelosi had it right the first time in the summer when she did not want to go down the impeachment path,” said Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Henninger on Fox News this week.
“The impeachment hearings suggest that it’s not going much of anywhere, so now we had three years of the Democrats chasing Donald Trump,” he continued. “Basically, three wasted years.”
Initially, Pelosi wanted to avoid an impeachment push, however, she gave in to the political pressure from the Ocasio-Cortez wing of her party — and there’s no doubt she is regretting it every single day.
In fact, the impeachment hearings have been disastrous from the Democrats so far. The credibility of their witnesses has been called into question and nothing new has surfaced. This is a big “nothingburger” and Pelosi knows it.
However, Democrats can’t so easily reverse course. They have opened the Pandora’s box of their base’s expectations and will lose by an even larger margin in 2020 — at the hands of their own voters — if they turn tail and run.
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