I love the reaction from this terrorist lawyer to the court ruling that prisoners captured and held on foreign soil do not have a right to a hearing before an American judge.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that three men who had been detained by the United States military for years without trial in Afghanistan had no recourse to American courts. The decision was a broad victory for the Obama administration in its efforts to hold terrorism suspects overseas for indefinite periods without judicial oversight. ...
A lawyer for the detainees, Tina Foster, said that if the precedent stood, Mr. Obama and future presidents would have a free hand to “kidnap people from other parts of the world and lock them away for the rest of their lives” without having to prove in court that their suspicions about such prisoners were accurate.
“The thing that is most disappointing for those of us who have been in the fight for this long is all of the people who used to be opposed to the idea of unlimited executive power during the Bush administration but now seem to have embraced it during this administration,” she said. “We have to remember that Obama is not the last president of the United States.”
Right, I mean, obviously it's fine if Obama imprisons these terrorists, because he is wise and just... but remember folks, an evil Republican might one day win the presidency!
Obviously the Obama Administration is on the side of rationality in this case.