It is like we are obliged to assume that the government is only doing what it says it is doing.
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic.
Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends.
The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people.
If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.
It is one of the great tragedies of the US, that most learn most of what they know about the government from the government.
If so many Americans are looking for the government to save them, then it is hard to have a dignified search for a shepherd in chief.
How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S, President?
Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time.