Does anyone but me find the phrase 'warrantless wiretaps' to be just chock full of delicious double entendre? (Hint: 'warrantless'.)
Anyway, the new congress doesn't intend to give the Admin everything they want here; they think there should be some (*gasp!*) oversight! How will this regime respond?
The Bush administration has a backup plan. In speeches over the next few weeks, the Justice Department will launch a new campaign for the legislation by casting the choice as one between supporting the program or dropping it altogether — and appearing soft on al-Qaida.Niiiiiice.