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The Genius of Impeachment: The Founders' Cure for Royalism Paperback – October 1, 2006
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A confirmed liberal who writes for the "The Nation," author, John Nichols takes the gloves off with liberals and conservatives alike castigating Nancy Pelosi who declared that impeachment of George Bush was "off the table." He accuses Ms. Pelosi of misusing impeachment as a political strategy rather than constitutional check, as did the republicans who used it to get Bill Clinton in a way they couldn't get him at the ballot box. He is angry with republicans for attempting to impeach Bill Clinton for the wrong reasons!
He challenges the perception that amongst politicians and some Americans that impeachment is the "third rail" of American politics citing example after example of republicans who supported impeachment against Richard Nixon being returned to political office while those who stood by him were defeated. He shows that even though Americans may be apathetic at the ballot box, their civic participation increases exponentially during serious discussions of impeachment.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
John Nichols is an angry man. This punchy polemic packs in a great deal of arguments in favour of restoring the principle of impeachment to, what he believes, is its paramount... Read morePublished on February 1, 2014 by Sirin
The wisdom of the Constitution for our time. Justice is the foundation of society. When justice fails so goes the empire. Read morePublished on December 5, 2010 by Jordy
Little stuff first: typos bother me. Make 'em a lot myself, but there's no excuse in a book w/ multiple editors. To wit:
Page 130, line 9: "... Read more
This is a great book for obtaining information on impeachment and what our founding fathers meant when they clearly wrote in provisions for it. Read morePublished on September 14, 2007 by E. Coronella
Such a educational and entertaining read! This book really gave my a clue about what the founding fathers were trying to do when they created this American experiment. Read morePublished on May 11, 2007 by Leah A. Ditullio
A great read! One of the best books on impeachment I have ever read. If you are disheartened and disillusioned with the way this country is going, it is a MUST READ! Read morePublished on May 9, 2007 by Wakawaka34
Yet another sad display of current liberals trying to regain power at the highest level. I guess paybacks are a b***h for Republicans who opened up the can of "impeachment" worms... Read morePublished on April 2, 2007 by TRW