Congress's Cromwellian revolution

  


In Britain, the monarch is kept quite separate from the prime minister. This allows Brits to harshly criticize their chief executive without being thought unpatriotic. 

When a president gets into trouble, he is inclined to wrap himself in the flag so those who challenge him are accused of being un-American and unpatriotic. Imagine how much easier it would have been to censure Richard Nixon had he not also been head of state.

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