§5(g) Prohibition of Assassination. No employee of the United States Government shall engage in, or conspire to engage in, political assassination.
President Gerald R. Ford’s Executive Order 11905: United States Foreign Intelligence Activities (February 18, 1976)
What most American types will say is, “Oh, who cares? We don’t need no stinkin’ Executive Order.” With an ignorance that is mind-boggling, the frontier justice enthusiasts who wave flags and bow to the American ethos. This is despicable. And the barbarity of the event makes us, who bleat and bark in blood lust, just as sick and depraved as those despots we loathe. Period.