But hey, none of this matters anyway, right? Feingold is just another crazy liberal elitist terrorist-loving America-hating baby killer, emboldening our enemies in a time of war with his pitiful attempt to attack The Great and Powerful Bush. And who doesn't want us to spy on towelheads who want to kill us? Traitors, that's who. Anyway, Bush didn't violate FISA. Or if he did, it's OK because Congress said he could do whatever he wanted. Or if Congress didn't tell him, really the Constitution says the President can disregard any law that gets in the way of potentially killing towelheads. Because the President's war powers, in a war he declared, are infinite. So FISA is actually unconstitutional! Or something like that. Give me a few more hours watching Fox and I'll be up to speed.
UPDATE: Egregious weasel words from Michigan Sen. Carl Levin on Feingold's censure resolution:
"I think criticism of the president is legitimate," Levin said. "I think we ought to welcome some checks and balances on the president.""Welcome" "some" checks and balances, Carl? How about "demand" "all"? This is still America. For now.
UPDATE II: Glenn Greenwald on how the administration lies to try to defend itself. They are utterly shameless.
UPDATE III: It's really a shame when only one Democrat in the whole fucking Congress is willing to stand up against a President who has not only violated the law and consistently lied to the American public, but who is at 34-freaking-percent in the polls. Every single one of those cowering, simpering weasels should be thrown out on their asses. And then beaten severely about the head and shoulders with a large tuna.
UPDATE IV: Well as expected, Herb Kohl wimped out and wouldn't support his Wisconsin colleague.
"As the Senate continues to investigate the president's implementation of the domestic eavesdropping program, it is not clear that censuring the president is the most effective way to bring that program into line with our need to protect national security and civil liberties."Thanks, Herb.