Former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman is co-author of Cheating Justice: How Bush and Cheney Attacked the Rule of Law, Plotted to Avoid Prosecution—and What We Can Do about It. She served on the House Judiciary Committee during Watergate.
Neither Congress nor the courts have taken the example to heart and stood firmly against presidential crimes or serious misconduct.
Bush lied. People died. Will anyone be prosecuted?
Obama cannot let former Bush administration officials get away with breaking the law without violating his own oath of office.
If we don't act now, future generations will see that a weapon intended to defend the rule of law grew rusty and unusable on our watch.
Between Iraq, Katrina and wiretapping, the case for removing Bush is overwhelming.
The time has come to call for the impeachment of President Bush. Any President who maintains he is above the law--and acts repeatedly on that belief--seriously endangers our consitutional system of government.