Oct 5, 2007

Why Not Impeachment?

After the new disclosure that the Bush administration misled Congress and the public about its secret torture policies, one question that begs to be asked is: why not impeachment of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, finally? For the past year, Democratic leaders have ruled the question "off the table," but their strategy of seeking bipartisanship to end the Iraq War obviously has failed. So, the hard choice may be either to start impeachment proceedings or accept that the United States is no longer a Republic governed by the rule of law.

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1 comment:

Ted said...

I think the Democrats in Congress are afraid of getting stuck in an Impeachment battle during the run up to the elections. I think they hope to just ride out the rest of the time and hope that the people will return a Democrat to the White House and maintain the Democratic majority in Congress.

Basically, Congress is afraid for their jobs, and America's men and women keep being killed.

Number of Operations Iraq Freedom and Enduring Freedom casualties
as confirmed by U.S. Central Command: 4238