President Bush set the bar so low, many influential political analysts have suggested his successor deserves praise simply for not breaking the law, for not operating black sites and not torturing people.
This is as absurd as it is depressing. Obeying the Constitution is a prerequisite for every president. Not a metric on which to be scored.
—My new Reuters article explains the legal reasons why the Boston suspect probably cannot be charged as an enemy combatant, and the legal dilemmas ahead.
“Photos Released in Bombings Case,” from the FBI.
54/100 + 90% - NRA = 0— Ari Melber (@AriMelber) April 17, 2013