Impeachment and Golf

Sept. 11, 2017

So I was reading this article about impeachment in the current New York Review of Books—you believe that, don’t you?—and I had this bright idea. The rules of impeachment should be like the rules of golf. It should be an honor system in which you call a penalty on yourself when you break the rules.

The upshot?

No, I didn’t kick that ball to improve my lie. Yes, my drive did go 503 yards and came to rest 5 feet from the hole for a gimme albatross.


And now a moment of silence for the Constitution.

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Andrew Feinberg is the author of Four Score and Seven, a novel that imagines Abe Lincoln comes back to life for two weeks during the 2016 campaign and encounters a candidate who, some say, resembles Donald Trump. It is available on Amazon. He is the author or co-author of five non-fiction books. His political journalism and humor have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Playboy, GQ, Barron's and Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

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