Quote of the Day

"John Yoo is a moral vacuum, but he is also a constitutional law professor at one of the nation's top law schools and a former Supreme Court clerk. ... So when John Yoo claims that the President is not bound by Congressional limits, he is not simply ignorant or misunderstanding the law. He is lying."Ian Millhiser, on former Bush administration legal adviser John Yoo, who famously made the case for the use of torture tactics on detainees, and who is now busily making the public argument that the US president can justifiably "massacre" entire villages of civilians in wartime because "the government places those decisions in the president, and if the Congress doesn't like it they can cut off funds for it or they can impeach him."

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