Friday, August 03, 2007

The Unchecked Executive

Our petulant, puerile Boy Prince hates to lose, so he wants to change the rules. Would you trust the president of the party of rigged elections, caged voters, jammed phone lines, and suborned attorneys to comport themselves constitutionally if given carte blanche to spy on whomever they please?

Ruling Limited Spying Efforts -

A federal intelligence court judge earlier this year secretly declared a key element of the Bush administration's wiretapping efforts illegal, according to a lawmaker and government sources, providing a previously unstated rationale for fevered efforts by congressional lawmakers this week to expand the president's spying powers.
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