So much for the rule of law.
A Hack Flashback:
Washington lawyer Joseph diGenova, a former federal prosecutor, believes there is a simple definition for the rule of law that should apply in all cases, including the impeachment of the president.
"It means that the law transcends power and might and delivers a verdict regardless of the station in life of the accused, and humbles the mighty just the way the founders of the Constitution intended," he said. "It simply means that the president is accountable in the simple and most fundamental terms that our Constitution recognizes: telling the truth in a judicial proceeding, telling the truth to the Congress and not using his vast power to ruin people's lives to continue his own."
Mr. diGenova said he doubts that White House officials who sought to "undermine the rule of law" by preventing the disclosure of information believed that their actions would lead to impeachment. "The spin machine has met the raw power of the rule of law, and the rule of law has won," he said.-"Both sides mention the 'rule of law'; While it's a simple concept, applying it is an altogether different story." The Washington Times. December 19, 1998. (Emphasis Nitpicker's)