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Anecdotes Accumulate, Narrative Accelerates

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In November, in Narrative and Anecdote, I argued that the Democrats were right to bring impeachment charges against President Donald Trump. Still, it doesn’t seem sufficient reason to remove the president from office at a time when an election is at hand, especially since a significant minority of voters seem not to think the president did anything out of the ordinary. Impeachment forces Republicans candidates to clarify their views – and to go on clarifying them for years to come. Anecdotes have continue to accumulate. Now the Senate’s trial has come and for all intents and purposes gone.  Acquittal is