On Saturday, MSNBC’s Ali Velshi dedicated a segment to essentially airing his grievances about the impeachment votes, and how he views Trump’s responses, current and future.
Velshi stood in front of the definitions of both “exonerate” and “acquittal” as he gave his remarks. He showed former president Richard Nixon discussing his own impeachment (see full video below), as an example of doing a good job of being impeached. The idea was that while Nixon was apologetic and putting the country first, Trump is not and won’t be.
(Nixon’s rehab is really coming along nicely these days.)
The reason for the definitions on screen wasn’t so much for enlightenment of anyone who might not understand the words, but rather to underscore