Yes, Pelosi is talking impeachment again. It was a fiasco the first time, and it'll probably be worse if they try it again. Such an impeachment would be essentially meaningless unless a Senate trial were held--meaning, no penalties could be levied against Trump without the trial. Interestingly, however, according to Mitch McConnell, it would be pretty much impossible to conduct such a trial before January 20. Assuming they actually did go through with it, what would be the penalty against Trump? They wouldn't be able to remove him from office, but they could ban him from running for president again.
Let's think about this for a moment. Even without another fake impeachment, what has happened already--the hoax election, the abdication of the SCOTUS, etc.--guarantees that the next four years will be all about Donald Trump 24/7/365 (366 in the leap year). A second fake impeachment would--if that were possible--intensify the focus on what the Imperial City on the Potomac and its Deep State guardians did to Trump for four long years. I'm here to tell you that, from an entirely dispassionate political point of view, but based on events of these past years--that cannot possibly be a good thing for Dems. The current polling numbers tell the story. Nor would another fake impeachment be a good thing for most of the craven GOPers who initially thought it was smart to openly jump on the run-him-outta-here-on-a-rail bandwagon, and are now already nervously looking for a way to get off.
But here's the other stupid aspect of this. While it will be hard for GOPers to look graceful while jumping off that bandwagon, it remains possible that they might still be able to win some sort of partial redemption in the eyes of the voters if they make the attempt. Why Pelosi and Schumer think it's a smart idea to give GOPers that opportunity is anyone's guess. If I were giving advice I'd say it'd be better to leave the GOPers floundering in the wings somewhere rather than provide them with the public stage of another show trial in which to seek forgiveness and redemption.
Maybe the Dems figure that their current control of the MSM and social media will allow them to switch the narrative and get people to pay attention what's-his-name--when that never worked during the hoax election. I remain skeptical in the extreme.
With all that said, Daniel Gelernter explains very nicely what could be coming down the pike toward the political establishment:
Establishment Republicans will learn the hard way how very much they have lost in helping Joe Biden win the way he did.
Here's a small excerpt from the longer article:
... when they blame President Trump for the Capitol protest, they are doubly foolish and doubly deceived. First, they implicitly deny that these protestors had any reason to be upset. Even the CHAZ protestors who demolished central Seattle were granted the presumption that they might have had reasons, however misguided.
But the Capitol Hill protestors had already been told, repeatedly, by the news media, social media, and their political leaders, to shut up and go home. And yet they didn’t—so it must be Trump’s fault.
The idea that a large part of America genuinely could be infuriated by the behavior of our elected officials has not dawned on them. When they get yelled at on planes, they think, “Why don’t my constituents believe me? Why don’t they trust me? It’s Trump’s fault!”
Today, these politicians are breathing a sigh of relief—their second mistake: “My constituents trusted me before Trump came,” they think. “Now that he’s on the way out the door, they will trust me again!” They believe that Trump not being president means that they can go back to vacuuming up money and power just as before. They think Trump is finished.
In reality, they are finished.
Career GOP politicians will spend the next several years watching “their” party rapidly remade in what they mistakenly believe to be Trump’s image. But it is actually the image of a large part of America that feels totally ignored.
The principals [sic] that Trump represents do not start and end with Trump.
Gelernter goes on to argue that Trumpism is here to stay. It was always here, but Trump gave it a voice--which is why Trump will remain at the center of the national debate. It's also why attempting to silence Trump and all references to Trump will only infuriate normal Americans further.