Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Rolling Stone: Worst President in History?


I don't tend to cross post national items too much but it made be think of the Dean-Gore SNL pardoy that mentioned this during the 04' election cycle. -EB

Atrios has an excerpt of
the article.
You can read it here also.

"By contrast, the Bush administration -- in seeking to restore what Cheney, a Nixon administration veteran, has called "the legitimate authority of the presidency" -- threatens to overturn the Framers' healthy tension in favor of presidential absolutism. Armed with legal findings by his attorney general (and personal lawyer) Alberto Gonzales, the Bush White House has declared that the president's powers as commander in chief in wartime are limitless. No previous wartime president has come close to making so grandiose a claim."


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