Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Kill Lists

From the New York Times:
Could he [Obama] order the targeted killing of an American citizen, in a country with which the United States was not at war, in secret and without the benefit of a trial?
The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel prepared a lengthy memo justifying that extraordinary step, asserting that while the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of due process applied, it could be satisfied by internal deliberations in the executive branch.
That work for you? What if it were internal deliberations of the Bush Administration? How about then?

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