Rep. Gilbert Cisneros, who represents California's 39th Congressional District, left, talks with California State Military Reserve Brig. Gen. John Lathrop, commander of Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, California, right, May 3, 2019, during a visit to the base. Brig. Gen. James Gabrielli, commander of the California Military Department's Youth and Community Programs Task Force, center, escorted the congressman throughout the morning as he toured the Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy and STARBASE Los Alamitos campuses on the base. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Crystal Housman)

Starting next Monday, Democrats will try former President Donald J. Trump in the U.S. Senate on a single charge of “incitement of insurrection.” The sole impeachment article blames January 6’s deadly “lawless action at the Capitol” on Trump’s statements, including: “if you don’t fight like hell you’re not going to have a country anymore.’”

Is this the best that Democrats can do?

This standard political jargon is unrelated to force. Top Democrats routinely use this anodyne phrase. Stop and stare at how promiscuously they have deployed these supposedly insurrection-inducing words just over the last year.

U.S. Representative Gil Cisneros (D – California) said on February 26 that Orange County Democrats would have to “recruit and fight like hell” to compete against Republicans.

Senator Chuck Schumer (D – New York) told Hispanic leaders on a May 2 conference call that “Democrats are going to fight like hell” for COVID-19-related government assistance.

Schumer said on June 8 that Democrats would “fight like hell” for police reform after the atrocious murder of George Floyd on May 25.

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D – Connecticut) said on September 19 that, “as matter of principle, I’m going to fight like hell” against any conservative nominee whom President Trump nominated to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat of the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio said on September 23 that he and other Democrats would “fight like hell” against a Brett Kavanaugh-like replacement for Ginsburg.

Kevin Sheekey, an advisor to Michael Bloomberg, explained on November 4 that the Democrat multi-billionaire spent $100 million in the Sunshine State “To make Trump fight like hell in Florida.”

After Republicans boosted their state-legislative seats in Tallahassee, State Representative Evan Jenne (D – Florida) said on November 7: “Our mission is to fight like hell and do whatever we can to slow these bills down, to beat them up, make them as ugly as possible.”

“I want to make sure we’re going to fight like hell by investing in America first,”  President-elect Joe Biden said on December 1.

Announcing Denis McDonough as his nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Biden said on December 11: “I have given Denis a clear mission: fight like hell — fight like hell — for veterans and their families.”

State Senator Shevrin Jones (D – Florida) expressed Sunshine State Democrats’ opposition to a new GOP school-choice-expansion bill. Jones said on January 19, “We’re going to have to fight like hell on this one.”

Former President Trump’s defense attorneys would be wise to present on video these and earlier examples of Democrats uttering this political boilerplate. Such a video would offer Americans compelling — and hilarious — viewing from the Senate floor to the streets of Sarasota, San Diego, and Seattle.

Between now and the trial’s start next week, Democrat impeachment managers should do themselves a huge favor and fight like hell for actual evidence of Donald J. Trump’s incitement of insurrection.

Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News Contributor, a contributing editor with National Review Online, and a senior fellow with the London Center for Policy Research.

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Walter Clarkson
3 months ago

I’m going to fight like hell to understand these psychopathic democrats.

Steve Sylvia
3 months ago

If they were psychopathic it would be easy. Unfortunately, they are not mentally ill, just zealously dedicated, well–organized, with a determined agenda to “fundamentally transform” America” into a socialist nation devoid of pride, principles, religion, history, heroes, and rule of law. DC now offers a vision of a banana republic with military at every intersection checking your “papers,” amid barbed wire, tanks, and snipers. We have already been culled into accepting a cold-blooded execution at the nation’s capitol, yet police are under intense scrutiny for any violation of civil rights. They intend to rule by an iron fist. This is a set up for what’s to come.

2 months ago

They all suck

JOHN
3 months ago

democrats, continuing to do what democrats do best. Waste political time in office accomplishing nothing, and wasting taxpayer money. Some things never change.

RICHARD S GIESER
3 months ago

TRUMP WON !!!

Anna
3 months ago

YES, TRUMP WON ! ! !

Gerard
2 months ago
Reply to  Anna

I agree; TRUMP WON; the Dems know it and can’t stand it. They would rather cheat the election and sell their soals to propagate and push the proven lie. Now, we ALL must endure hell for the next four years under cheater “King Biden’s” thumb. He will continue to ruin our country and drive the people into poverty. May God help us because the Dems won’t.

Dan Winright
3 months ago

I look forward to the end of the dumbocraptic party.

RICHARD S GIESER
3 months ago

Because that’s what hypocrites do.

Marcia
3 months ago

THERE are VIDEO AND EVIDENCE THAT TRUMP DID NOT INTICE THE RIOTS ON JANUARY 6TH. IN FACT, THE ANTIFA LEADER WHO IS BACK IN JAIL WAS SEEN IN THE wh DURING THAT TIME AND HAS MADE COMMENTS THAT HE AND HIS COMRADES STARTED IT PER THE DUMBORATS. THERE IS EVEN A VIDEO OF A WH POLICE OFFICER TELLING THE PEOPLE WITH HIS HANDS TO COME IN….THIS WAS PLANNED BY THE DUMBORATS ESPECIALLY PELOSI, SCHUMER TO STOP TRUMP FROM RUNNING AND DRAINING THE SWAMP. PELSOIi AND SCHUMER HAVE THINGS HIDDEN THEY DON’T WANT THE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT.

Grace
3 months ago

Why is Joe signing all those Executive Orders instead o of bringing them before the congress to be legislated? So the Dems wont have to legislate, they can use the time they should have been in congress legislating to bring forth their articles of Impeachment against the president. Why legislate when you can rule like a king. In that case we don’t need congress, do we?

Judith
3 months ago
Reply to  Grace

Actually that is rule like a dictator ala the Chinese dictator or other historical characters-Hitler, Mao, Stalin, Putin, maderos, etc.

3 months ago
Reply to  Grace

Congress and the SCOTUS are now IRRELEVANT….

3 months ago
Reply to  Grace

They have no rules

Ken
3 months ago

Good luck finding reason and wisdom when resolve and worldliness are so important to each.

3 months ago

Democrats can break the law. Republicans can’t say or do anything. All democrats should be tried, sentenced, and put to death along with Siris

3 months ago
Reply to  Big Rob

Soros

3 months ago

Trump did nothing wrong! Trump was and is trying to save the USA! This is all part of a COUP! We must destroy the democrat/socialist party before they destroy America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rebecca Clark
3 months ago

We need to “fight like hell” to save our country!

David Nickels
3 months ago

I suggest everyone fight like hell by simply watching the Mike Lindell produced report and judge it for yourself instead of taking the advice of “unbiased reporters” who will report that there is nothing there.

Mikey
3 months ago

Typical. Rules for thee, not for me.

David
3 months ago

Mr. Murdock, I like your information presentation as it is based on FACTS. Well Done. As for real issue … Trump is a DOER not a flander. So people find fault in his presentation, well just consider what the pampas news media does. As for the 10 Rep. that voted in favor of removing Ms. Greene, well they don’t need to be in the party nor in congress as they will throw their own under the bus. Time to do the same to them, thus the local state Republican leader and voters, remove them and provide no funding or support. Let them go it alone and find another worthy Republican to back with the resources of party. Yes, Ms. RNC Chair, no money for them and no support.

Gene Ralno
3 months ago

Reading Deroy’s site gives me a headache. Commercials overlay content. They scroll, jiggle and dance. Too distracting. I’ll miss the opinion but be happier for it.

Naomi Christensen
3 months ago

They are hypocrites and as John said, they have wasted their time and taxpayer money with self-serving actions of impeachment, hoax investigations and the like.
And what have they done for Americans? NOTHING !!!
To add insult to injury, the censor our speech, and smear us with their hate.

3 months ago

Dim wits have rules for them alone and the regular laws for everyone else. However, their jargon is far worse than what they have as evidence that Trump has said in his speech to the crowd in contention. Old Nanc and Big MOUTH MAX have actually said accost them at every turn. So, where is their impeachment. Okay for them to incite but not for the rest of the country with no D as their designated party?

Another sham impeachment! Plus the nation knows that Antifa and the rest of the brownshits of Soros were there and did the rioting! And incited their usual morons like the guy with the cow horns on his idiot pointed head! This crap only adds more to the maga movement and Trump supporters.

The election was a gigantic fraud and literally in the face of the nation the dim wits shoved it into the faces of all american voters not with their chosen old moron of the white forever plantation. And since all the media and google, etc. have shown their cards we are just not falling in line for them. I had to go to duck duck go to even read this post. Editing out anything the conservatives want to read per google. Fascist anyone?

3 months ago

How about the Democrat call for violence. They will bury this under their rug. No democrat’s will be charged in the riot, to include Pelosi.

American
3 months ago

Now they should impeach everyone of those COMMUNIST DAMOCRAPS THAT VOTED TO IMPEACH OUR PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP !!! FOR ABUSE OF POWERS. TERANNY ABUSE OF HUMMANITY LYING TO THE CITIZENS OF AMERICA 🇺🇸 FRAUD OF A ELECTION FOR PUTTING A COMMUNIST DICTATOR IN OUR WHITEHOUSE A D FOR LIES COMING OUT THEIR MOUTHS EVERYTIME IT OPENS . AND ALSO FOR NOT BEING ABLE TO TELL THETRUTH ABOUT ANYTHING !!! THAT SHOULD BE ENOUGH FOR MONENT . OTHER THAN “”” GET RID OF THOSE COMMUNIST DAMOCRAPS””””