Thursday, May 21, 2009

Certain words just jump right off the page at you....

Dan Froomkin's White House Watch column today has this little tidbit:
Sheryl Gay Stolberg writes in the New York Times:
President Obama told human rights advocates at the White House on Wednesday that he was mulling the need for a "preventive detention" system that would establish a legal basis for the United States to incarcerate terrorism suspects who are deemed a threat to national security but cannot be tried, two participants in the private session said....
[emphasis added]

And Obama's supposedly a Constitutional law expert. Count me in the "whomp-jawed" column.

2 Comments:

At 6:09 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Typical LWer...

 
At 8:34 PM, Blogger Arne Langsetmo said...

Yes. RWers would say, "lock 'em up and throw away the key, no lawyers, no hearings, no nuttin'."

Or, as some have already said, "just shoot 'em".

 

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