Wednesday, July 23, 2003
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A DEFENSE OF ASHCROFT
The elite consensus is that the Bush administration homeland security measures -- and the Ashcroft Justice Department -- have been an unmitigated disaster for civil liberties. The war on terror has caused a slow but steady erosion in our essential freedoms.
As a libertarian, I tend to sympathize with this logic without digging too deeply into the facts. Over time, this makes me uncomfortable -- how do I know the consensus is correct?
I'm not completely persuaded with regard to her reasoning on the Padilla case. But it's worth a look.posted by Dan on 07.23.03 at 04:57 PM