On Friday, House Democrats took a room full of Senators hostage for a third day to present their case in the impeachment trial of President Trump – dominated largely by hours of well-worn arguments by House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Adam Schiff (D-CA).
Schiff, who oversaw months of impeachment testimony (the genesis of which his own office was involved in, and he lied about) delivered what Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy described as an “unbelievably boring” performance.
According to NY Mag, TV ratings for the impeachment trial have been dismal as well.
According to TV ratings for the first two days of the trial, the six news networks covering Trump’s impeachment averaged a little over 11 million viewers combined, with Fox News leading the pack with some 2,654,000 on their channel from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Viewership dropped by about 20 percent on Wednesday, with a total of 8,858,000 million watching; MSNBC led day two with 1,793,000 tuning in.
Compared to other televised political moments of historical importance, it’s a fairly weak showing. –NY Mag
Yet, as the Washington Free Beacon‘s David Rutz points out in this montage of MSM cheerleaders, Schiff is the Perry Mason of impeachment, delivering a performance which shall go unmatched in the annals of the republic.
— David Rutz (@DavidRutz) January 24, 2020
Too perfect pic.twitter.com/tr1FdQT4ms
— Branden Hankins (@tweetsofhank) January 24, 2020