No Battle Plan Survives Contact With the Enemy

Why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment gambit will fail.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. (photo: Gage Skidmore)

This week, House Democrats moved to begin an impeachment inquiry into the Trump administration. Specifically, into a call he made to the Ukrainian President in July.

It is possible that this move, a long-time coming and certain to excite liberal progressives still smarting from the underwhelming…