Monday, February 28, 2005

Once, in a Rare While, Somebody Does the Right Thing

"The court finds that the president has no power, neither express nor implied, neither constitutional nor statutory, to hold petitioner as an enemy combatant," Floyd wrote in a 23-page opinion that was a stern rebuke to the government. Floyd, appointed by Bush in 2003, gave the administration 45 days to take action.

The fact that it happened in my hometown makes me, for once, proud to have grown up there.


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