Shouldn’t Conservatives Support Habeas Corpus?
Especially those who like to fashion themselves as “strict constructionists”. It goes back as far as the Magna Carta. However, for supporting it, Barack Obama is called “naive” and “delusional” by John McCain’s camp. And that’s because Obama supports the Supreme Court decision that supports Habeaus Corpus for detainees. So, does that mean that five justices who voted to uphold this tradition are also “naive” and “delusional”? And what credibility is there among McBush supporters who accuse Obama of “a September 10 mindset”? As Obama says:
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“Let’s think about this: These are the same guys who helped engineer the distraction of the war in Iraq at a time when we could have pinned down the people who actually committed 9/11.
“What they’re trying to do is what they’ve done every election cycle, which is to use terrorism as a club to make the American people afraid.”
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