This is the short answer.
The long one is that "IOKIYAR!"
That's LOL Speak for "It's OK if you're a Republican."
The U.S. Constitution - or what will be left of it when George W. Bush has finished using it as his toilet paper for eight years of GOP diahhrea, might stop you or me from breaking the law, but if Don Young or another Republican does it, that's just fine with Ted and Lisa.
image courtesy of Howie Klein at Down With Tyranny, who is helping do some research on Veco's replacement as an insidious force in Alaska politics, the Neo-Con PAC, Our Common Values.