Some people focused on other things.
Like, does acting United States Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor sound like retired veteran newsman Tom Brokaw?
Taylor testified before Congress Wednesday and people thought he sounded very familiar.
Does anyone else think Ambassador Bill Taylor sounds just like @tombrokaw???— Tom Hillen (@Tom Hillen)1573661713.0
Also, I'm so glad that I'm not the only one that thinks Bill Taylor sounds like Tom Brokaw. #ImpeachmentHearing— Lindsay (@Lindsay)1573666933.0
Listen for yourself and decide.
First, Trump's acting Ambassador:
Trump impeachment: Bill Taylor opening statement in Full - BBC News youtu.be
And now Tom Brokaw:
Berlin Wall Anniversary: Tom Brokaw Reports 30 Years Later | NBC Nightly News youtu.be
So, do you hear it too?
So Bill Taylor sounds like Tom Brokaw? I'll have to see next week! #ImpeachmentHearings #TomBrokaw https://t.co/4r4QMiSVku— Colin DeVries (@Colin DeVries)1573675287.0
If I was to close my eyes and listen to Bill Taylor, I’d swear it was Tom Brokaw talking #ImpeachmentDay— Trump Troll (@Trump Troll)1573664069.0
#BillTaylor sounds like @tombrokaw, which makes me nostalgic and also hopeful that people on the @GOP side of thing… https://t.co/Jk1XHEgxWb— m2h (@m2h)1573663170.0
If you close your eyes and listen, Bill Taylor sounds just like Tom Brokaw... #ImpeachmentHearings— Stephanie Loubou♏️ (@Stephanie Loubou♏️)1573660972.0
Bill Taylor and Tom Brokaw could be voice twins.— Kim Shiff Stay The F Home (@Kim Shiff Stay The F Home)1573663163.0
Although some thought they may have heard the measured cadence of another broadcast news legend:
Bill Taylor’s voice sounds like a cross between Walter Cronkite and Tom Brokaw. #ImpeachmentHearings— Aaron Booth (@Aaron Booth)1573665262.0
If #WalterCronkite & #TomBrokaw produced a baby, that progeny would in fact BE Ambassador #BillTaylor I could list… https://t.co/SDbpUgi0ej— JAMES 🔻🔻🔻 #KillTheFilibuster #RedDeath2022 (@JAMES 🔻🔻🔻 #KillTheFilibuster #RedDeath2022)1573663228.0
Twitter got Ambassador Bill Taylor sounding like Tom Brokaw and Walter Cronkite #ImpeachmentHearings #thatvoice— Lead Creative * ProducHer * DesignHer * (@Lead Creative * ProducHer * DesignHer *)1573666495.0
Or a blend of Brokaw with actor and director John Huston...
Ambassador Bill Taylor’s voice is a perfect mix of Tom Brokaw and John Houston. I loved it; I love him. Thank you ambassador Taylor!!— Harry Victor (@Harry Victor)1573706999.0
...or former Speaker of the House, John Boehner...
I'm trying to figure out who Amb. Bill Taylor sounds like more. A younger Tom Brokaw or a sober John Boehner. #inners— Optimist Prime (House Pfizer Breaker Of Covid) (@Optimist Prime (House Pfizer Breaker Of Covid))1573693675.0
...as well as others.
Is not Bill Taylor's voice a cross between @tombrokaw @dateline_keith aka Keith Morrison?— just saying🐴❄🌀 🌊 (@just saying🐴❄🌀 🌊)1573689005.0
People who sound the most like Tom Brokaw in descending order: 1. Bill Taylor 2. Tom Brokaw 3. Chris Parnell— Tim (@Tim)1573671854.0
Listening on the radio, Bill Taylor sounds like @tombrokaw @BWilliams or Dr. Spock...either way, he sounds soothing… https://t.co/aSSgiymGh7— Hope (@Hope)1573661756.0
Do you think Bill Taylor sounds more like: A. Walter Cronkite, B. Brian Williams, or, C. Tom Brokaw?— silasmom (@silasmom)1573664633.0
And while assurances were made that Ambassador Taylor and Brokaw were not the same person...
Just to clarify any misnomers to those listening and not watching today's public hearing (regarding impeachment), T… https://t.co/MwWU7JzTOX— Thorr (@Thorr)1573676685.0
...has anyone seen the two men at the same place at the same time?
The impeachment inquiry hearings continue. What other revelations they'll provide is anyone's guess.
Tom Brokaw's book The Fall of Richard Nixon: A Reporter Remembers Watergate is available here.