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Response to Tierra_y_Libertad (Reply #57)

Sun Feb 19, 2012, 06:44 PM

60. If there is a law that includes warrantless wiretapping

It is the government's job to argue that it is constitutional. That doesn't stop the challenger from arguing that it is not. The Court then decides. This argument is saying not to defend a law so it does not go to court so the conclusion remains up in the air. It's living in some lala land where the POTUS is the Court.

And then you could not say anything if an R President decided that welfare was unconstitutional and refused to challenge a case that said that it was.

The Challenger to a law is not always right. That's what you're assuming.

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