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    Vermont Votes to Impeach Bush/Cheney
    by John Nichols

    When Vermont Governor Jim Douglas, a Republican with reasonably close ties to President Bush, asked if there was any additional business to be considered at the town meeting he was running in Middlebury, Ellen McKay popped up and proposed the impeachment of Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.

    The governor was not amused. As moderator of the annual meeting, he tried to suggest that the proposal to impeach -- along with another proposal to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq -- could not be voted on.

    But McKay, a program coordinator at Middlebury College, pressed her case. And it soon became evident that the crowd at the annual meeting shared her desire to hold the president to account.

    So Douglas backed down.

    "It became clear that no one was going home until they had the chance to discuss the resolutions and vote on them," explained David Rosenberg, a political science professor at Middlebury College. "And being a good politician, he allowed the vote to happen."

    By an overwhelming voice vote, Middlebury called for impeachment.

    "getting caught".....the greatest Republican sin. According to Republicans.

    by AlyoshaKaramazov on Fri Apr 20, 2007 at 10:51:13 AM PDT

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