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Has Bush crossed the Rubicon?

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In 49 B.C. Rome found itself at war with itself. Though it was prohibited by the Roman constitution, Caesar crossed the Rubicon and defied the civil authorities. The law was on the side of the Senate and the citizens of Rome —but Caesar had the force of arms. He was elected consul and dictator for life. Cicero lamented, “Our beloved republic is gone forever.”

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