Dear Mr. President:
I respectfully write to inform you of my outrage at your decision to commute the sentence of Lewis "Scooter" Libby. Mr. Libby was afforded due process under the law and received fair and unbiased treatment in our legal system. For you to commute his sentence sends the message to the American people that you and your staff and colleagues are above the law.
Mr. President, you have sent the men and women of our military to fight and die in the name of a noble cause: bringing democracy to Iraq. Yet you flout the most basic principle of democracy: that all are equal in the eyes of the law. To undercut this principle now, based on your personal friendship with Mr. Libby is an abuse of your power as President.
The American people deserve better than this, Mr. President.
Sent to President Bush this morning. Feel free to copy and email to the White House under your own name.