Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., offered an unusual take last week on the problem with President Bush’s warrantless wiretapping. Without criticizing the program, Brownback said the White House should not have pointed to the war on terrorism as justification. Better to say it comes with presidential powers, Brownback said, than to blame it on the war, which might deter future Congresses from approving military action.
Posted by Rhonda Holman
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