Republican strategists think they can win this fall, not by passing a good law but by forcing Democrats to vote against a bad one so they could be made to look soft on terrorism.
It’s about time someone started to call the Bushoids on their sheer unpatriotic cynicism. Much of the Bush Administration’s “anti-terror” policy can’t be understood in any other terms. It’s not about winning the “war”; it’s about making an issue. Feh.