The July 4th Knucklehead of the Day Marathon Part Nine
Our Ninth winner is Berkeley California Councilwoman Dona Spring. From AP-
The left-leaning city of Berkeley will let voters decide whether to call for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.Left leaning? A city that went 85% for Kerry and elected Ronald Dellums to Congress for over twenty years isn't left leaning. Its way out left.
The City Council voted Tuesday night to put the advisory measure on the Nov. 7 ballot. The move is symbolic because only Congress has impeachment powers.
Some cities, including San Francisco and Oakland, have passed resolutions calling for impeachment, but supporters say Berkeley would be the first city asking voters to decide.
Only 5 percent of Berkeley voters are registered Republicans, and Democrat John Kerry received more than 85 percent of the city's vote in 2004.
The measure says the administration violated the Constitution with illegal domestic spying, justified the Iraq war with fraudulent claims and illegally tortured citizens.
The city will spend $10,000 to put the measure on the ballot.
"The whole idea is to start a grass fire surging up on this issue," Councilwoman Dona Spring said. "We hope other cities put this on the ballot as well. Just in the Bay Area we could get 2 or 3 million votes, which would be a very powerful statement."
This is a waste of taxpayer money. The outcome of the vote is certain. For wasting tax dollars, Dona Spring is our ninth Knucklehead of the day.
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