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The Dems’ Impeachment Strategy And The Rise Of ‘Stunt’ Politics

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Dylan Housman Healthcare Reporter
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Democrats’ impeachment trial strategy seemed to have a greater effect on social media discussion and public perception than it did on their chances of getting a conviction of former President Donald Trump, and that could be by design.

Social media was lit ablaze as Trump’s second impeachment trial began, with videos shown by Democratic impeachment managers of the Capitol riot causing strong reactions across the political spectrum. Trump’s lawyers presented a defense which argued against the constitutionality of the trial itself, highlighting from the outset a stark contrast between the strategies of the two sides.