This story makes my blood boil. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer headline says it all: Yee's case proves it: Power corrupts. If the United States of America serves any purpose in the world, it should be to prevent things like this from happening at least somewhere on the planet. It's a perfect example of what our founding fathers were trying to prevent. I can't find the appropriate words, but Kevin Drum, Michael Froomkin and Mithras all have something to say.
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