Well, if there was any question as to whether John Conyers thinks of his elected office as an Earldom, there isn’t anymore.
Today Lord Conyers announced that he would not run for reelection. Instead, he endorsed his son — the Viscount of Motor City — to replace him.
Aren’t you glad we had a revolution to get rid of a royal aristocracy?
Lord Conyers doesn’t see himself as a citizen legislator or a temporary politician.
But that’s hardly a surprise. The man has been in Congress for more than half a century.
This is not in any way what our Founders intended. If it were, why bother getting out from under England?
And by presuming that he can pass his title down to his son like it’s his own peerage, Lord Conyers is revealing his own nauseating hubris. read more