Tuesday, December 20, 2005

The Shorter George F. Will

Why Didn't He Ask Congress?

While conservatives philosophically deplore excess executive power, the fact that we have a Republican president renders many of us aphasic and amnesiac with regard to conservative principles.

But, alternately, shorter GFW's terrific hedge:

Assuming that Congress and the courts would have gone along with Bush's domestic spying, he should have consulted them.