Restoring Constitutional GovernmentToday's dominant U.S. political dynamic is a combination of authoritarianism and a cult of personality built around George W. Bush. For many leading politicians and commentators, it seems, respect for civil liberties has become just a sign of weakness. Lost in this mix are the principles of constitutional republicanism and the rule of law. In this guest essay, Ivan Eland looks at this threat to American traditions -- and the inadequate response so far.
Read this article at: Consortium News.com - February 14, 2006