Cheat-Seeking Missles

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Justice William Jefferson Clinton?

Bill Clinton is better known for expelling on robes than donning them, but don them he might if Douglas Kmiec's view, outlined in the WSJ, is correct.
The issue [there's that word picture again!] of Mr. Clinton's potential role has a serious side for Democrats already concerned about her persistently high negatives. The notion that Mr. Clinton will be a "shadow president," effectively circumventing the constitutional limitations on presidential service, presents a campaign opportunity for the GOP.

So if neither a Senate nor executive position will do, what does work? While it's probably not something the Hillary campaign would want us to contemplate, we should remember that there are three branches of government, and that it is widely anticipated that there will be one or more vacancies on the Supreme Court during the next presidential term.
Yeah, I know; I thought that too. But Bill's suspension from practicing law expired in 2006.

Kmiec lays out a good case for why Hil would appoint Bill -- who taught law at Arkansas, so he must be good -- and you leave the piece shaking your head in wonder ...

... and adding one more reason to the long list of reasons why HRC must not be the next prez.

hat-tip: Real Clear Politics

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