The Foley Matter: History suggests that once a political party achieves sweeping power, it will only be a matter of time before the power becomes the entire point.

Outstanding editorial. And while this is certainly political, I don’t consider it overtly partisan; you could write the same editorial about Democrats in different circumstances. Indeed, the very point of the editorial (as noted in the above quote), is that power corrupts. Anyone. Worth remembering.

Note: since this editorial will end up behind a firewall soon *sigh*, I’m looking for alternate urls. Here’s one (though I think this one may expire as well): The Foley Matter (IHT)

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