Now let’s go back to Monday and look at part of the transcript of Al Gore’s speech that was supposedly attacking Bush:
A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
Our founding fathers were adamant that they had established a government of laws and not men…
Thomas Paine, whose pamphlet on “Common Sense” ignited the American Revolution, succinctly described America’s alternative. Here, he said, we intended to make certain that, in his phrase, “the law is king.”
Vigilant adherence to the rule of law actually strengthens our democracy, of course, and strengthens America.
But perhaps we might be premature in welcoming Clinton back to the legal profession. Afterall, there’s this:
Like other bar applicants, he would also have to demonstrate good moral character.