June 22, 2007

Power of the Purse

Lots of people are rightly aghast at Dick Cheney's assertion that he is exempt from executive branch rules about classified information because the Vice President is not part of either the executive or legislative branches of government -- in effect, above the law. But I think there's an easy solution to this, courtesy of Jonathan Zasloff, who says that the next budget should include this item:
None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to fund or support in any way the Office of the Vice President of the United States.

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