Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Lemme' get this straight.

posted by The Vidiot @ 6:57 PM Permalink

Bush wants to extend and expand a law
Excerpt:President Bush said Wednesday he wants Congress to expand and make permanent a law that temporarily gives the government more power to eavesdrop without warrants on suspected foreign terrorists.
that was adopted on false pretenses?
Excerpt: Republicans and the Bush administration used a 'bogus' terror threat that raised specific fears of an attack on the Capitol to scare lawmakers into adopting a dramatic temporary expansion of the government's spy powers last month, a former top intelligence committee Democrat said Wednesday.
(Here's the link to the false pretenses.)


I mean, Wow.

There's a word for this sort of behavior. I'm sure it is a very long word that has lots of syllables and has its roots in ancient Mesopotamia. Hubris just doesn't cover it.

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