Thursday, 7 November 2019

“Anyone who wishes to be president should support an impeachment clause, because the alternative is assassination.”


“Anyone who wishes to be president should support an impeachment clause, because the alternative is assassination.”
~ summarising Benjamin Franklin's half-joke to the 1787 Constitutional convention, in support of their including the impeachment clause. So, says Josh Chafetz, "If we are to take the link between impeachment and assassination seriously, we should use assassinability as a benchmark for impeachability."
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1 comment:

  1. so its character assassination or plain vanilla ...assassination.
    Sometimes one leads to the other,just ask Osama Bin Laden.

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