Some things are just too good to ignore though. Like GWB in all this hot water about domestic spying. Back in the old days, when the GOP was the new kid on the political block, suspending civil liberties and holding prisoners without trial was par for the course. Arlen Specter is one of my favorite Republicans, a small and exclusive club, partially because you never really have any idea what he’ll say next. I’ve read this quote, diced up and taken out of context in at least ten different places. Here it is in its entirety for your reading enjoyment. Giggles are allowed.
Well, the remedy could be a variety of things. A president — and I’m not suggesting remotely that there’s any basis, but you’re asking, really, theory, what’s the remedy? Impeachment is a remedy. After impeachment, you could have a criminal prosecution, but the principal remedy, George, under our society is to pay a political price.
Normally I’m against what I see as the excessive spending that tends to follow behind independent counsels. However, due to pure morbid curiosity, I’d be giddy if we brought in the Democratic version of Kenn Starr for another second-term orgy of government spending.