Shock of the Week: Kucinich Pushes for Bush Impeachment

Rep. Dennis Kucinich of my hometown Cleveland, OH, pulled a lttle shock and awe of his own yesterday, when he bucked the wishes of the Democratic Party and introduced 35 articles of impeachment for lame duck President George W. Bush. Kucinich is very popular in Cleveland, the “bluest” of Ohio cities, and certainly among Progressives nationwide, when he began running for President in 2000.

The reality is in practical terms this is probably not going to go anywhere. Nancy Pelosi has said that she didn’t want to move forward with impeachment procedures, as it would be too divisive, especially (I think) in this election year. But you gotta love Kucinich for trying

Here’s a snippet of his introduction of the articles of impeachment: