Charlie Rangel admitted today that even though he voted against the NSA legislation in 2007, he’s really ok with it as long as the right president is in office. After all, he says he doesn’t want to micro-manage these issues when the country is under threat.
Ah. The Great Man theory of republican representation rears its ugly head.
George Washington, the presiden whose well-polished boots Barack Hussein Obama isn’t fit to lick, had this to say on the matter:
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
We are standing on the ruins of our liberties now, as the arbitrary power of Leviathan grows ever more mighty.