WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Voters in two Vermont towns on Tuesday approved a
measure that would instruct police to arrest President George W. Bush and Vice
President Dick Cheney for "crimes against our Constitution," local media
The nonbinding, symbolic measure, passed in Brattleboro and Marlboro in a
state known for taking liberal positions on national issues, instructs town
police to "extradite them to other authorities that may reasonably contend to
Now I'm by no means an expert on US law, but aren't crimes against the
constitution almost the same as terrorism? At least by the current
administration's definitions. And if they are, does this mean Bush and Cheney
can be arrested and held indefinitely without trial as suspected terrorists?
Would they be held in Guantanamo Bay? Would this qualify as a US president
visiting Cuba (in Bush' case)? Would they be tortured? Should we care?"