Lest We Forget: "This Country Is Not Ruled by Executive Fiat"

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Abby Zimet

Amidst all the relative evil arguments in this increasingly lop-sided election season, a reminder that Obama's record on an alarming array of constitutional and civil liberties matters - warrantless wiretapping, state secrets privilege, whistleblowers' rights, indefinite detention, the defense of drone strikes by changing the definition of "due process" - is abysmal. Feet to the fire.

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