Nice Scott Adams post on Comey

Here.

Adams is correct. The Romans understood this well: no one could be prosecuted for any crime while holding office

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  1. But Hillary doesn't hold office.

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    1. That was an EXAMPLE of the kind of regard for legitimacy Adams was talking about. And you forgot to point out that Clinton is not Roman!

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    2. But don't you think there's a pretty substantive difference, in terms of the logic/telos behind such a (non-)practice?

      Prosecuting an existing office holder is substantively different from disqualifying a potential one.

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  2. Well, I guess Comey could indict her, and then the Democratic convention could nominate someone else for president, which the voters really might like better.

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  3. But we're not Rome! We should hold our officials accountable. (I don't know if Hillary is guilty of anything as I haven't been paying attention to the email stuff or her.)

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