Pandering to the base? Making Moveon and daily KOS happy? What kind of idiots while running for president want to start a tradition where outgoing presidents are summarily arrested and tried for crimes?
Good point. I suppose these kind:
These people are playing with fire. If they push things to that level, we will soon come to the situation where someone won't leave office, and the possibility of a real civil war. Real crimes are one thing; made up political prosecutions are quite another. See the first quote on my FR home page regarding how that works.
I was already thinking about pinging the CWII list on this, and your comment cemented it for me.