• Rich Barlow

    Senior Writer

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    Rich Barlow is a senior writer at BU Today and Bostonia magazine. Perhaps the only native of Trenton, N.J., who will volunteer his birthplace without police interrogation, he graduated from Dartmouth College, spent 20 years as a small-town newspaper reporter, and is a former Boston Globe religion columnist, book reviewer, and occasional op-ed contributor. Profile

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There are 2 comments on BU Expert: Trump’s Acquittal by US Senate Has Shredded Constitution’s Separation of Powers

  1. Da Lee comment is a case of smokescreen “what absolutism” without basis in any scholarly analysis. I agree that Democrats as a party may have positions that Republicans disagree with, but the point of the article is that allowing Presidential fiat to override Congressional governance in reality denies the ability of the Government to be for the people. We cannot afford to have a Government that tries to ensure both a legislature that is Party-based and not people-baed; as well as trying to ensure a”can do” Presidential power plays waste to the Congressional voice. It is clear that some Party people do not want “majority rules” based on more voters, because they know how they treated the minorities, and are fearful of how they will be treated, if they do not keep the new majority out of power.

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