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Are you prepared for the spectacle of the president of the United States being tried in open court for a civil offense? Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that no one is above the law, the president cannot hide behind the oval office (or in it) to avoid being called to account for his actions.
Had Gerald Ford understood this basic tenet of democratic governance, Nixon would have spent some time in jail and our history would have been different -- but that is grist for another mill.
For those few of you who have been on another planet for the last two years (or the astronauts who have had the misfortune of being on Mir with the Keystone Cops), a state employee in Arkansas has made the claim that our chief executive (then governor) propositioned her in a hotel room.
One must wonder what the cries for justice are that balance this need against the duties of the president such that this issue cannot wait until a much later and less interesting time for the president. But, this issue has been resolved by the Supreme Court. The ironies here are almost more than Grimaldi can stand. None of this discussion is partisan. Given the mission of this journal, we focus only on the practical aspects of this …