Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Can we stop with the hooey about how it's politically disadvantageous for the Democrats to impeach Bush?

In the link, Joshua Micah Marshall points out that with the Libby commutation, the President has used his powers to shield his own self from prosecution. But, you've heard a lot that this presidency should be left to expire on its own. Maybe you've said it.

This is a malefactor who's started two occupations, one of them arbitrarily. He's committed to breaking the army, presumably so private armies can take over. He's committed to global warming. He's committed to persistent popular penury. He's a very bad man, and he has the ability to continue to do very bad things.

Maybe this Libby commutation will finally let Congress realize that whatever it costs, we're better off with him and his cohort out of power.


Beth said...

Does commuting his sentence rather than a pardon leave him vulnerable to a civil suit?

Rionn Fears Malechem said...

IANAL but I don't believe a pardon would shield him from a civil suit. Former Ambassador Wilson has filed one, incidentally...