Judge Approves Petition to Recall Seattle Mayor Durkan

Judge Approves Petition to Recall Seattle Mayor Durkan

The ‘summer of love’ is certainly over for Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. The recall effort, known online as the “Fire the Mayor” campaign, accuses the mayor of “endanger[ing] the peace and safety of the community” by allowing police to “leak false information about fabricated crimes and threats to the media” and issuing a citywide curfew without sufficient notice to the public.

Recalling the mayor would be letting her get off easy, according to many critics, because, well, you know, there’s the little matter of CHAPTER 115:

“Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less than five years and fined under this title but not less than $10,000; and shall be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

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