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Sunstein Embarrasses Himself, Not So Complex Now?
by Armando
Fri Dec 23, 2005 at 11:17:06 AM PDT

"...Then Sunstein says this:

So if FISA is ambiguous, or its applicability is in question, the prudent thing to do, as the first President Bush liked to say, is to interpret it so that FISA doesn't compromise the president's Constitutional power. And that's very reasonable, given the fact that there's an authorization to wage war, and you cannot wage war without engaging in surveillance.

First FISA is NOT ambiguous, and you do not create ambiguity in order to defer to the President. Has Sunstein actually read the relevant FISA provisions? Apparently not.18 U.S.C. Section 2511:..."

Sunstein Wildly Wrong on Warrantless Wiretaps; Kerr Clarifies: No Monarchy
by Armando
Tue Dec 27, 2005 at 08:22:59 AM PDT

Sunstein on "The President's Inherent Power"
by Armando
Wed Dec 28, 2005 at 10:45:21 AM PDT

Sunstein's Dangerous Advice to Obama
By Big Tent Democrat, Section Elections 2008
Posted on Sat Jul 19, 2008 at 09:51:34 AM EST

"Some folks are beginning to notice that Cass Sunstein is no defender of the rule of law. Via Glenn Greenwald, Ari Melber writes:

Cass Sunstein, an adviser to Barack Obama from the University of Chicago Law School, cautioned against prosecuting criminal conduct from the current Administration. Prosecuting government officials risks a "cycle" of criminalizing public service, he argued, and Democrats should avoid replicating retributive efforts like the impeachment of President Clinton--or even the "slight appearance" of it.

What people do not realize is Cass Sunstein has been defending the Bush Administration's illegal actions and the Bush Administration's preposterous claims for many many years now. This is who he is. I think that any connection he has to Barack Obama is extremely troubling."

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