One thing I love in the whole wiretapping debate is the argument that FISA is sufficient for what the President wants to do. Of course it is! It’s a secret court that rubber stamps nearly every single request made for surveillance. The evidence is allowed to remain secret and be shown days after spying has commenced. By “shown,” I mean physically held up and declared to be evidence. It doesn’t have to be perused by a Judge–for all he knows it’s a stack of drawings from a three year old child of a NSA employee who want to unload some crappy art in the shredder rather than deface his fridge.
Bush wanted, and the Democrats granted him, more power. For what?
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