Thursday, December 22, 2005

King George

They say a picture is worth ten thousand words. Well, here's President Bush's arguments about the constitutionality and legality of his secret, extra-legal wiretapping program in a nutshell:


(Image stolen from Daily Kos).

Though given the past arguments in this area, perhaps Louis XIV would have been more appropriate...


Well, the important difference between the current President and the last King George America knew means, as I said here, the President will have to leave office one day, thus giving the citizens of the US a chance to start afresh.

Posted by Lewis Holden : 12/22/2005 08:22:00 PM

The joy of democracy is that it saves you from having to build a guillotine. I like it...

Posted by Idiot/Savant : 12/23/2005 01:28:00 AM

Hmm. Actually, Charles IX would probably be a better comparison. Louis XVI would be even better, if the fates smiled on us...

Craig Y.

Posted by Anonymous : 12/23/2005 10:23:00 AM