Convenient principles

Jesus’ General gets it sadly right on Obama’s FISA shift:

So, Barack Obama hasn’t even received a single vote for president yet and he’s already adopted both Bushian rhetoric and Bushian attitudes towards an imperial presidency. Obama made all the right noises in the past about how it was wrong and unconstitutional for the government to monitor citizens without warrants or accountability, but now he has come out four-square in favor of just such power being invested in the presidency.

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