August 17, 2006

THEN WHY'D WE ARREST THEM?:

President Joins in G.O.P. Attacks on Democrats About Terrorism (JIM RUTENBERG, 8/16/06, NY Times)

Referring to the disruption of the plot in Britain, he said, “And so we’ve got to use new tactics, new efforts, new assets to protect ourselves against an enemy that will strike us at any moment.”

Mr. Bush denounced those who have called for a law enforcement approach to fighting terrorism.


Might be better not to try to combine that attack with taking credit for what law enforcement just achieved.

Posted by Orrin Judd at August 17, 2006 1:24 PM
Comments

Meanwhile a Federal judge in Detroit has ruled the administration's NSA program illegal.

The words of President Jackson to Chief Justice Marshall come to mind: "he has made his decision; let him enforce it now if he can."

Posted by: Jim in Chicago at August 17, 2006 1:34 PM
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