Might As Well Give Him Permission, Because He'll Do What He Wants Anyway


It looks like the PATRIOT Act will be extended as is for six months while its critics push for more restrictions on the government's surveillance powers. But as one of those critics, Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.), remarked the other day, "I don't know why the president is concerned about the PATRIOT Act, when he apparently believes that he can just do all this stuff by himself anyway."