Imperial justice gives way to international law

Heroes willingly follow international law

Thanks to the Hamdan decision - a long overdue spanking by the Supreme Court - George Bush learns what Superman has long considered best practice: compliance with international laws governing armed conflict isn't optional. Not even for the War President.

Of course, it remains to be seen how the Bush adminstration will try to evade the spirit of the Conventions while paying lip service to the letter.

President Bush last week said that he “would comply’’ with the court’s ruling, but he has given no details of how he would do so.

Watch for it.

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