Another day in paradise stateside found US lawmakers debating what, on any rational interpretation, isn't really debatable. "He must go," Nancy Pelosi said, speaking to the House, as Congress prepared to impeach Donald Trump for the second time in -- checks watch -- 13 months. She also explained why, in her estimation, it would "be best" (get it?) if the Senate convicted Trump. "I believe the president must be convicted by the Senate [to] ensure that the Republic will be safe from this man."