Yesterday, President Bush exercised his broad and unreviewable power, granted to him in Article II of the U.S. Constitution to pardon and commute sentences, to commute the sentence of Scooter Libby. Today, if you make the rounds of left-wing blogs you will see that anger is abound.
It starts something like this.
Then, after a person has stewed on it long enough, it advances to something like this.
Tomorrow, who knows?
But in all of the Left's rage and anger, they are forgetting something. There is a list, somewhere, that is not part of the rational debate process.
I had it somewhere.
Here it is:
Pardons Granted By President Clinton (1993-2001)
So, Bush commutes one sentence (doesn't pardon, mind you) and he's labeled, Satan. Clinton does it on a wide and massive scale, and there's a deafening silence.
Can anyone truly see why I think the majority of the Democratic Party is mired in hypocrisy? The Democratically-led Congress's poll numbers are the worst in poll history right now. There's a reason for this and part of it stems from their blatant hypocrisy. The other part stems from their broken promises.
I do not know how I feel about Libby's commutation. On one hand, I am not sure I like it. But when you look at the fact that others that are less than innocent in the entire affair are walking free, it doesn't seem so unreasonable. It's damn sure more reasonable than pardoning members of a terrorist organization and cocaine dealers. But that's just my opinion.