When is a Coup Not a Coup?
How about when it is constitutional?
TRANSLATION – Article 239.- The citizen that has been the head of the Executive Branch cannot be President or Vice-President again.
Whoever violates this law or proposes its reform, as well as those that support such violation directly or indirectly, will immediately cease in their functions and will be unable to hold any public office for a period of 10 years.
Yes, the above is from the Honduran Constitution. One has to wonder if the American administration will stick to their position of not meddling and letting the rule of law work?
Reaction to the apparent coup was swift. U.S. President Barack Obama said he was “deeply concerned” and called on all political actors in Honduras to “respect democratic norms, the rule of law and the tenets of the Inter-American Democratic Charter. Any existing tensions and disputes must be resolved peacefully through dialogue free from any outside interference,” he said.
Or will they choose to meddle and attempt to have the legaly removed president of Honduras put back into office?
Thanks to Hot Air for some of the information.