A Whiggish perspective on affairs of state and society
Friday, March 08, 2013
What Rand Paul did yesterday was not about right or left,
nor about Barack Obama. It was about the rule of law and the rights guaranteed
by the Constitution. I'm a left-leaning Democrat and I salute him for his act
and his convictions. This was an important issue, and the tactic worked: after 13 hours, the Attorney General said the words: The President does not have the authority to use a weaponized drone to kill an American not engaged in combat on American soil.