# The Principal Remaining Argument for an Extended Impeachment Trial | The Nation

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## The Principal Remaining Argument for an Extended Impeachment Trial

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It might make sense to end it now, except
That wouldn't show the managers respect.
So even if their case now seems inert,
Dismiss it and their feelings could be hurt.
However lunatic this all may seem,
We must protect the House's self-esteem.

##### Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin, the author of Random House's Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Election in Rhyme,...

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