Monday, December 19, 2005

CORNYN JOINS THE CLUB Abandoning the rule of law, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) embraced the White House's facetious, FISA-busting legal theory tonight on The NewsHour.

But earlier in the day, explaining his support for extra-legal wiretapping, he was pithier:

"None of your civil liberties matter much after you're dead," the former state attorney general, district court judge and state supreme court judge said.

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