Of course, the Bush junta will most likely just ignore this, claiming “National Security,” “Executive Privelege,” or “Because I Said So.” Of course, I’m expecting that the mainstream media will instead breathlessly cover the latest chapter of the JonBenet Ramsey CelebriTragiPorn, so perhaps this story will die a quiet death.
Here’s a PDF of the ruling. Save it. Show it to your kids someday, as a historical document, marking the moment when someone tried to put this nation back on track.
The best quote from the whole thing, which is just begging to be made into a T-shirt, bumper stickers, etc. and plastered everywhere:
“….the Office of the Chief Executive has itself been created, with its powers, by the Constitution. There are no hereditary Kings in America and no powers not created by the Constitution.”