The New York Times editorial board let it rip Sunday, arguing that the war of terror has also been about expanding executive powers. "Over and over again, the same pattern emerges: Given a choice between following the rules or carving out some unprecedented executive power, the White House always shrugged off the legal constraints. Even when the only challenge was to get required approval from an ever-cooperative Congress, the president and his staff preferred to go it alone."
Posted by Phillip Brownlee
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