I found this interesting piece

It won't happen regardless, but the thought process here is rather intriguing.

http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/60536


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I didn't realize...

Mal_Content's picture

a president could be impeached after his term ended.  If he pardons himself, then is he unimpeachable?

From what I gathered

gamerarocks's picture

that's kind of it in a nutshell.

Fortunately for Bush

Rajah's picture

He left such a mess for Congress to clean up they probably feel they don't have time to mess with impeachment. It would look better if WE were the ones to try him but I guess it'll be up to the international community this time. My personal preference of punishment would be death by shoe fire.

That's basically what his father did

FearlessFreep's picture

When he pardoned Casper Weinberger (along with other Iran-Contra wrongdoers), he guaranteed that CW's trial wouldn't lead to the indictment of him or Ronald Reagan.

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The artist formerly known as Zorro.

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