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View Diary: On Torture, ScAlito and Presidential Signing Statements (33 comments)

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  •  A sad thought and a chilling one (none)
    The US Constituion is now a "soft" document, rather like a Claes Oldenberg sculpture.  It means whatever the president "needs" it to mean.

    The distance between Bush's 2001 remark about the convenience of dictatorship and his subsequent  practice of literally "dictating" law is ... surprisingly small.

    Next: horses appointed to the senate!

    by Bob Love on Mon Jan 02, 2006 at 10:47:22 AM PST

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