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Response to Walleye (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 8, 2020, 04:27 PM

5. He's also "pleasured" by magazine spankings and "watersports," but

I don't think we can allow him to make those conditions of employment while still living in a democracy.

At-will employment gives a lot of freedom for firing, but it's not unlimited. He's a public official, not an emperor. HE works at OUR pleasure. By extension, the people working "for" him are not working for him personally, but working for us. Of the people, by the people, for the people. He can't do WHATEVER he wants.

"At the pleasure of the President" was a phrase of subservient respect emphasizing the honor of the White House when "at-will employment" was truly meant, but it's surely time we stop using that. It's not only misleading, it's also dangerous when we have a criminal like Trump in power.

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