June 6, 2008


Adviser says McCain backs Bush wiretaps (Charlie Savage, June 6, 2008, NY Times)

A top adviser to Senator John McCain says McCain believes that President George W. Bush's program of wiretapping without warrants was lawful, a position that appears to bring him into closer alignment with the sweeping theories of executive authority pushed by the Bush administration legal team.

Power never seems as scary when it's you who'll get to use it.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 6, 2008 7:37 AM
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