Joseph Klein, Deranged Speaker raises false alarms about Trump’s mental fitness for office.
Nancy Pelosi is the most unhinged, power-hungry speaker of the House of Representatives in America’s history. Consumed by her hatred for President Trump, Pelosi is willing to destroy the Constitution’s separation of powers in her monomaniacal quest to remove the duly elected president of the United States from power. First, Pelosi and her loyal band of Democrats dragged the country through her bitterly partisan impeachment fiasco. It was all about impeachment for them, diverting the government’s attention away from the coronavirus threat when it first emerged. Still nursing her wounds after her impeachment coup attempt blew up in her face, Pelosi has now come up with another way to stage a coup and get rid of President Trump – exploiting the Constitution’s 25th Amendment presidential removal provisions. Pelosi knows that as the speaker of the House she would be 2nd in line for the presidency after the vice president.
Under the 25th Amendment, “the Vice President and a majority of either the principal officers of the executive departments or of such other body as Congress may by law provide” can declare the president “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office” and begin the process to strip him of his powers. (Emphasis added) If the president then declares in writing that he is fit to serve and there is still disagreement with those who proclaimed him unfit in the first place, Congress would make the final determination. A two-thirds vote of both chambers of Congress that the president is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office will result in his removal.
The day after Pelosi claimed that President Trump is “in an altered state” from his coronavirus illness and treatment, she introduced legislation Friday to create a Commission on Presidential Capacity. It is a cynical ploy to weaponize the 25th Amendment just as she had weaponized impeachment.
“From the Russia collusion hoax to the sham impeachment and now the 25th Amendment farce, Nancy Pelosi has disgraced the office of Speaker in a desperate attempt to rig the system and seize power,” said Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia as she prepared to introduce a resolution condemning Pelosi for politicizing the 25th Amendment. “If she is still serious about holding office, she should put a mask on, hit the salon and respect the election results when Donald Trump is re-elected for four more years.”
Pelosi wants us to believe that what she is doing “is not about President Trump.” She added that the current president “will face the judgment of the voters, but he shows the need for us to create a process for future presidents. This legislation applies to future presidents, but we are reminded of the necessity of action by the health of the current president.”
Pelosi is a pathological liar. She has no regard for “the judgment of the voters” unless the presidential election delivers the political result she wants. Just look at how Pelosi drove her impeachment charade forward at breakneck speed just months before the 2020 election. She and her fellow Democrat witch hunters did not trust the American people to decide whether President Trump deserved a second term. Fortunately, their impeachment gambit failed, and President Trump is still in office, running for reelection.
Now, with Election Day looming and voters already casting their ballots, Pelosi is hoping for President Trump’s defeat at the polls. However, if President Trump defies the pollsters again and wins a second term, Pelosi wants to have an “insurance policy” to delegitimize Trump’s presidency and sabotage his second term from the outset. Her insurance policy is to use her “altered state” meme to quickly sow as much doubt as possible about President Trump’s continued fitness for office after being treated with heavy duty medication to combat the coronavirus.
Pelosi knows that so long as there is a Republican-controlled Senate and President Trump remains in office, her proposed legislation to set up a full-scale congressional 25th Amendment commission will go nowhere. Moreover, Vice President Pence would never go along with a scheme to invoke the 25th Amendment against President Trump. But if the Democrats continue to control the House, and Pelosi or one of her hand-picked progressive proteges is the speaker, we can expect the House to set up its own version of a presidential fitness commission. We would likely hear psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals opine that President Trump’s mental health poses a grave danger to the nation’s well-being, even though they never personally examined him.
The House hearings questioning President Trump’s fitness to serve could provide a convenient excuse to move on to another round of formal impeachment proceedings – this time based on an alleged pattern of authoritarian acts by a president so “altered” in his mental state that he must be removed from office without the necessity of going through the formalities of the 25th Amendment.
If Joe Biden defeats President Trump, Pelosi’s presidential capacity commission idea would not go to waste. Biden’s mental condition will be placed under a microscope by those on the left who do not trust him to support the entire leftwing progressive agenda. Biden better toe the progressive line or radical Kamala Harris, who referred during the campaign to a Harris administration, will be poised to replace him. All it will take for the left to initiate the overthrow of a doddering President Joe Biden is for Vice President Harris to join with the majority of a newly established congressional Commission on Presidential Capacity to invoke the 25th Amendment. Of course, this would only work with the Democrats strongly in control of both the House and the Senate.
Ironically, Nancy Pelosi’s own mental faculties appear to be rapidly deteriorating. She has repeatedly confused President Trump with President George W. Bush. She has had multiple brain freezes. At times when speaking in public before large crowds, she has forgotten what day it was and to whom she was speaking. She has jumbled her words and managed to confuse Valentine’s Day with Thanksgiving. Her churlish public display of ripping up a copy of President Trump’s State of the Union address last February right after he finished delivering it was downright bizarre. Pelosi is the politician who should be removed from political office for unfitness to serve – permanently.