Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Thought 245: The Rule of Law

When politicians talk about the 'rule of law' they obviously mean man-made law as opposed to natural law. 

Rule of law theory holds that man-made laws should bind both rulers and the ruled but in practice those who make the rules are above them.

Henry Kissinger knew this well when he said
"Illegal we do immediately, unconstitutional takes a little longer."
[See also Phoney Rule of Law].