Friday, May 07, 2004

British traitors supporting the Stuart pretender to the throne, who was then in exile on the continent, used to toast "the King over the water". Today's liberals have now added a new twist on this aqueous advocacy. Frustrated by the Ketchup Consort's inability to best Our Noble Leader in the polls, World on Fire suggests that Heinz-Kerry can win by going overseas himself, staging a de facto coup. "Act as if you already are the president. Get off the stump and go visit Europe, sit down with Shroeder and Chirac, visit Israel and Eqypt. Go to China and talk about voting rights in Hong Kong and the nuclear threat in North Korea. Pull together a cabinet and start making policy now. Go visit the troops in Iraq as a fellow soldier - don't let the inevitable cawing of the Limbaugh brigade about 'politicizing the war' stop you - it can be framed successfully."

We hope Terry's Toy will return to the land of his co-linguists and try this. In the unlikely event that he actually won, this would give us an opportunity to carry out the original intent of Founders of our nation. The Adams administration not only gave us the invaluable Sedition Act, but also the Logan Act, passed to prevent bothersome peace-mongering by those pesky pacifist Quakers, which punishes any citizen who "directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States". It's still on the books. (See the U.S. Code, Title 18, Part I, Chapter 45, Section 953, "Private correspondence with foreign governments".)

Sadly, this weapon in the prosecutor's arsenal has never been used, not even against Jane Fondas or Jesse Jacksons. Letting them off was a small price to pay for avoiding the arrest of good Republicans who secretly met with the Vietnamese in 1968 and the Iranians in 1980, cutting deals to make sure the good guys would still win that year's elections here at home. But this time it's the liberals who are out of power and might talk to the furriners to beat us. That can't be allowed. Leftists condemned the impeachment of The Clenis over perjury about sex. Watch them squirm when we impeach John-boy over a crime with a three-year federal prison sentence. (The only possible impediment would be the even less likely election of someone pledged to repeal that law, like these radicals.)

[One personal note to "World on Fire": I shall continue to point out the hypocritical politicizing of the war, but I don't take orders from drug addicts on the radio, and I never "caw". I prefer to hiss.]

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