The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is so boring that Republican Senators are literally playing with fidget spinners to keep themselves busy. This is probably because the Democrats have been repeating themselves for months and hours on end, constantly saying the same exact speaking points, and literally dulling people to sleep.
Another reason the Republicans have fidget spinners could be for the simple fact they know the mainstream media will make a story of this. What else is there to make a story of?
It's going to be a sad day in impeachment history if the most read story of the day involves a fidget spinner because Democrats have no other substance in the days news.
Roll Call reported on Burr handing them out, because as they mentioned - impeachment requires people to sit for hours at a time. And let's remind people of this - if we're sitting for hours and watching a show or movie that is actually worth watching, it's a lot easier. When you're forced to sit there and listen to Democrats say the same exact thing they've already said, and then say it again, that will probably wear people down fairly quickly.
Sen. Richard M. Burr is trying to help out his antsy Senate colleagues.
The North Carolina Republican is providing an assortment of fidget spinners and other gizmos to his GOP colleagues at this week’s Thursday lunch.
Senators have been restless in the hours and hours they’re spending at their desks on the Senate floor during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Dozens at a time have been spotted standing behind their desks, pacing in the chamber and even doing quad and neck stretches.