Tuesday, September 07, 2004
Civil Liberties in Wartime II
Last week, I noted that civil liberties and rights were as often expanded as restricted in wartime. One pattern is that administrations use war to pursue preexisting agendas. Roosevelt administration attacks on white only primaries during World War II reflected FDR’s ongoing efforts to build up more electoral support for the New Deal in the South. The Bush administration’s effort to increase police surveillance has far more to do with that administration’s stunted view of due process than winning the war on terrorism. Witness administration refusals to require security checks at gun shows where suspected terrorists have purchased weapons.
Exactly correct--another example would be the priorities of the DOJ, still more focused on drugs than on terrorism. I really wish that this was something that Kerry/Edwards would talk about more...
And all this time I'd thought that "Don't ask, don't tell" was fixed in our laws by the Congress of the United States!
Perhaps we can get you a job at the OLC? You could write memos on the power of the executive to ignore the law! I'm sure that'd go over well in the circles you travel in.
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