rk, says that dangerous fallacies run through the response of Gen. Burnside to the Circuit Court from which a writ of habeas corpus was asked, which ought to be exposed.
It adds that no Governments and no authorities are to be held as above criticism; or even denunciation. It concludes by asking if Vallandigham may not question the justice or propriety of Burnside's orders, may the Evening Post, or a thousand other journals, venture to hint a doubt of the superhuman military abilities of Geo. Halleck?--We know it may be said that his motives are base and treasonable, while those of the others are loyal; but tribunals and commission cannot inquire into motives.
Deeds are terrible, but not thoughts.
Speaking of Vallandigham, Greeley says his politics are as bad as bad can be, and if there were penalties for holding irrational, unpatriotic, and inhuman views with regard to political views, he would be one of the most flagrant offenders.
He says "he agreed fully with Gen. Burnside