Saturday, October 24, 2009

the point is

[T]he point is that a man violated the constitution of the country he was elected to lead. That, in our American system, warrants removal from office. All other considerations are secondary.

Earlier today, I wrote about double standards and how they're dangerous. In this case, a double standard is being imposed on Honduras by the same country who impeached Andrew Johnson and would have impeached Richard Nixon if he hadn't resigned first. The Secretary of State of all people should realize that. Don't forget who her husband is.

- Andrew Mathis, Cleveland Examiner (this editorial is flawed -- see the comments from readers -- but it contains a few nuggets of clarity, like the ones above).

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