Go Read About Big Goverment

Go read about Big Government over at The Stakeholder: The Stakeholder :: A Word on “Big Government”.

But of course this pales in comparison to the now-famous memo regarding interrogations claiming the right of the President to “set aside” both domestic law and international treaties. In this memo, the administration’s lawyers attempted to essentially sever the bonds holding the executive to the will of the people, arguing that the executive transcended the citizenry. Sovereignty no longer rested with the people, but with the President, who now was uninhibited from expressing his will not only over Americans, but over the entire human race. Perhaps the words “Big Government” are not strong enough.

Stakeholder, by the way, is the blog of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.