Impeachment is rare. Republicans' histrionics are historic.; This impeachment is historic. But it seems more like an extension of politics as usual.
"Today is an historic day," CNN reported Thursday.
"Historic day on Capitol Hill," agreed CBS.
"Historic," MSNBC concurred.
They were off by a syllable. History would have to wait. This was a day was for histrionics.
Both sides had planned to wrap up the impeachment debate in the House Judiciary Committee by about 5 p.m., allowing Republicans to attend a White House Christmas party. Lisa Collins, wife of ranking Republican member Doug Collins (Ga.), wore sequined red holi...