Grover Norquist, a principal organizer of the conservative movement who is close to the Bush White House and usually supports its policies, says, "If you interpret the Constitution's saying that the president is commander in chief to mean that the president can do anything he wants and can ignore the laws you don't have a constitution: you have a king." He adds, "They're not trying to change the law; they're saying that they're above the law and in the case of the NSA wiretaps they break it."
Wednesday, June 07, 2006
King Dubya's power grab
Democrats are not the only Americans appalled by Bush's power grab and attempted rewrite of the US constitution (via Daily Dish):