yet another administration fashion expert observes the emperor wears no clothes

Brian Zick

Ex-Justice Lawyer Rips Case for Spying Dan Eggen and Walter Pincus write in today's WaPo: A former senior national security lawyer at the Justice Department is highly critical of some of the Bush administration's key legal justifications for warrantless spying, saying that many of the government's arguments are weak and unlikely to be endorsed by the courts, according to documents released yesterday. -- Freedom of Information Act litigation by the Electronic Privacy Information Center has yielded some documents, including email exchanges between DoJ's national security legal authority, David Kris, and Courtney Elwood, associate counsel to AG Gonzales.

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