The Imperial Presidency, Part 587

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I’m trying to figure out what’s scarier: The news that the Bush administration will likely disregard the Supreme Court’s decision in Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld and carry on with a domestic spying program that’s now very clearly illegal, or… the fact that the Justice Department is apparently of the view that “The president is always right.”

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