Yes, it’s almost certain that he’ll be cleared in the Senate trial.
Yes, this will kick the Trumpist propaganda machine into extreme overdrive.
Yes, his rage tweets will now be even more relentless and soul-draining.
Set all of that aside for a minute.
What just happened matters.
After relentless pressure (and most importantly, a truly heroic whistleblower), we just impeached a President for only the third time in American history.
Regardless of what shakes out (and I tend to err on the side of fatalism), we’ve given a truly terrible man a permanent political black eye.
Take a minute to cheer before we head back into battle. It’s incredibly encouraging to see that this great country has some fight left in ‘er yet. 🇺🇸