If you live in the US, there’s a good chance that at some time on the late afternoon of Tuesday September 24 th 2019, you heard a strange, distant clicking noise emanating from the direction of Washington D.C. And you know what that sound was, right? It was the sound of Nancy Pelosi and the DNC suddenly snapping their collective spine into place and announcing that an impeachment inquiry of Trump was to be launched.

What has it taken to get us to this moment in time with Trump as president? The blatant disregard for the Constitution he is sworn to upheld? Or his divisive tribal refusal to be a president that represents all Americans? His numerous breaches of the Emoluments Clause by profiting from overseas sources while in office? Obstruction of justice? Clash of business interests with his position as Commander-in-Chief? The shadow of Russian interference hanging over the American democratic system courtesy of his bizarre fixation with Putin?

None of those seemed to be enough for the DNC to back impeachment proceedings being commenced against Trump, until now. Finally, Trump’s nefarious, overt and brazen political machinations with the Ukrainian president and the withholding of aid to that country to get dirt on the Biden family has finally pushed Pelosi to act – to an extent.

But just why has it taken yet another glaring example of Trumpian outrageousness to now only just result in the formal call to impeach? It is the duty of Congress to hold the President to account when Constitutional obligations are not fulfilled by him / her and / or the President has committed “treason, bribery, high crimes or misdemeanors” – which all sound uncannily like something that you would find on Trump’s resume after nearly three years of being in the Oval Office.

The House has been in Democrat control for nearly a year now and yet here we are, that amount of time on, with Pelosi “exploring” impeachment.

Such delay only serves to reinforce the deep suspicion that the leadership of the DNC are either incompetent, corrupt or their corporate donors are dictating what should be happening and when. Or all three. And none of those attributes are anyw