The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy. William Hazlitt What is to be gleaned from the impeachment trial? Mitch mcconnell and the rest of the republicans swore to God and the country that they would be impartial. Lindsey and the rest publicly took that oath, but have demonstrated they have no intention of following through on it. Instead, they have made the choice to place their party before the law and the country. What is worse, they have compromised the integrity of the U.S. Senate. That is quite a legacy for the republican party .