During the first day of his Senate impeachment trial, President Donald Trump tweeted from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, imploring people back in the U.S. to:

"READ THE TRANSCRIPTS!"

It turns out, many people have and, unfortunately for Trump, it doesn't do much to help him.

Most who had read the "transcripts" (actually a summary memoranda) released by the White House knew they were incriminating.



Several people even pointed out the sections in which Trump appears to be pressuring Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden.



Those transcripts are literally the first reason President Trump is being impeached.

It seems unclear whether or not many of Trump's supporters have actually read the transcripts, however.


But, for the President's critics, reading them again serves as a reminder to keep on as we've been doing.



While we're making strange demands of each other, there are a few other things American citizens would love for you to do, Mr. President.

Sometimes, it feels like President Trump is trying to convince us we're insane and he's the only person we can trust.

For once, President Trump and his critics seem to agree: everyone should read the transcripts.

CW: Suicide

There is so much to learn in life.

And once you acquire certain things mentally, you regret it.

How much 411 have you come across over time that made you think... "How can I unlearn that?"

Yeah, not possible.

Knowledge is power and sometimes it's a nightmare.

Don't we have enough to keep us up at night?

Damn curiosity.

Well let's do some learning.

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Something one would think was a given in modern society.

Yet all over the world, there are people so unbelievably stubborn, that they simply refuse to believe the facts.

Sometimes even when presented with evidence.

This could be for something menial, such as refusing to believe that a cotton candy was actually invented by a dentist.

But sometimes, refusing to believe the truth could have serious consequences, up to and including climate change, the effectiveness of masks, and the disproportionate amount of gun violence in the US.

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