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Impeach more, not less


February 10, 2021

Somehow, we think impeachment is just for presidents.

In democracies of the past, like Athens and Rome, it was extended to any and all high-ranking public servants and their accomplices.

According to Plutarch and Aristotle, it included members of the executive branch aside from the chief executive, such as budget and treasury managers and military commanders.

Members of judiciaries could be impeached, and members of the legislative branches as well, such as Roman senators.

Financiers of corrupt political leaders could be impeached or otherwise prosecuted.

Also, political party lea...

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