陈总统的悲剧

台湾的检察官已经指控陈水扁总统 妻子贪污公款。作为在任总统,尽管检察官说他有证据表明他有罪,陈水扁本人不会被指控。但是陈水扁必将留下一个烂摊子。

陈水扁可以一直呆到2008年他的任期结束,也可以现在就辞职以便他的副总统和他赞成独立的民进党重建以赢得下一次选举。不管他作出什么样的决定,台湾第一位民进党的总统必将留下一段遭受可怜地失败的历史,因为他利用他的职位来分化岛内的人民,好像他国内的政治对手是台湾不共戴天的敌人。

陈水扁在道义上逊位的根源类似于古希腊人所指出的那样,就是傲慢自大。台湾民进党的热忱常常接近于原教旨主义。陈水扁在他的党内的声望把他从一个有着强烈民主天性的人变成了一个视权力和特权为其一己利益的人的范例。

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