Friday, July 11, 2008

David Bromwich: The Unitary Executive Congress

"The collapse of the Democratic leadership on FISA was thus a sheer political calculation; yet the panic of the reversal ran ahead of any visible threat. It betrayed an embarrassment at the leadership's complicity with the president -- but in a manner that only increases the embarrassment and only tightens the complicity."

Provides a good explanation of the FISA bill, what the vote means, and why Obama's vote was a mistake.

read more | digg story

No comments: