The Most Dangerous Man in America (hint: it ain’€™t Dubya)

Commentary By: Richard Blair

This is the mindset we’™re dealing with:

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who is defending President Bush’™s anti-terrorism tactics in multiple court battles, said Friday that federal judges should not substitute their personal views for the president’™s judgments in wartime.

He said the Constitution makes the president commander in chief and the Supreme Court has long recognized the president’™s pre-eminent role in foreign affairs. “The Constitution, by contrast, provides the courts with relatively few tools to superintend military and foreign policy decisions, especially during wartime,” the attorney general told a conference on the judiciary at Georgetown University Law Center’¦

In Gonzales’™ mind, ‘œpersonal views’ equals interpreting the rule of law. Again, this is the mindset we’™re dealing with in King George’™s ‘murica.

Friday, September 29th, 2006 by Richard Blair |

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