Comments: Mind your manners

I'm waiting for the Administration to come up with the "shark repellent" argument regarding Ashcroft. Oh wait a minute, they're already using it.

Justice officials said the authors failed to appreciate the reality of law enforcement since September 11. It ignored "the value of early disruption of potential terrorist acts by proactive prosecution of terrorism-related targets on less serious charges", said Mark Corallo, a Justice Department spokesman.

Posted by Hal at December 8, 2003 10:48 AM

The mind boggles.

Suddenly the 2000 purging of the Florida voters rolls of the names of "felons" whose conviction dates were years, even decades, in the future starts to look like part of a pattern.

Posted by Anne at December 8, 2003 01:30 PM