If we still had a republic, we would NEVER have allowed the kind of ceremony that disgraced the very essence of the Constitution yesterday.
It’s one thing to honor a worthy man for his service, it’s another to bury him as a god-king.
Without getting into his politics, George Bush seems to have been a good father and grandfather. Certainly, his service in World War II against the Japanese imperialists was extraordinary.
But, in the end, he was just a man. And, if a republican, he should have departed as once did Cincinnatus.
President Andrew Jackson even refused a simple monument, noting that real republicans die in peace, not in stone.
Sadly, yesterday’s pageant had far more in common with Caesar than with Cicero. Disgusting and abhorrent.