Why not just sell Manhattan to Al Qaeda?
This looks bad. Real bad.
We don't have all the details of the acquisition, nor what legal optons are available, but Jimmy Carter's big fat endorsement is not a good sign.
There is something unsettling about the secrecy behind this. Of course, the press is going to connect it to the weird secrecy at work in Cheney waiting two days before telling his boss he shot someone in the face.
Watch for a widening split in the GOP over this.