Monday, June 04, 2007


The NY Times has published a very disturbing op-ed called, "Dick Cheney Rules."

An excerpt:

In a similar way, Mr. Cheney seems unconcerned about little things like checks and balances and traditional American notions of judicial process. At one point, he gave himself the power to selectively declassify documents and selectively leak them to reporters. In a recent commencement address, he declaimed against prisoners who had the gall to “demand the protections of the Geneva Convention and the Constitution of the United States.”

It's a good read, if only to wonder if the idea of a "unitary executive" is what our Founding Fathers really had in mind when they drafted our constitution.

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