im in the UK and i dont know much about how the american political system works, anyway heres my question. can the election be cancelled or put on
hold somehow if there is a national emergency? i read somewhere last year about bush trying to change things so he could stand for a third term, if so
could the current financial crisis be considered emergency enough to keep him in office for longer?
thanks traffic, seems very interesting that this financial crisis is happening at such a crucial time in america. i think this next election could be
a turning point in history, for good or bad, who knows.
A very good question. Many of us here at ATS have postulated that indeed Mr. Bush will invoke Martial Law or a State of Emergency just before the
elections take place.
In effect, Bush could remain in power indefinitely whilst a reasonable threat or issue remained.
However, in light of a recent story where Bush's daughter (on daddy's behalf) has purchased
100,000 acres of land in Paraguay I now think he may do a runner to avoid arrest on
war crimes. Only time will tell on this one.
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