Marc reported a few days ago:

[The] Rubicon has been crossed; there exist human beings in this world who could be indefinitely held without trial under the authority of the president of the United States....[Obama] was blunt; the [military commissions] are a fait accompli, so the civil libertarians can either help Congress and the White House figure out the best way to protect the rights of the accused within the framework of that decision, or they can remain on the outside, as agitators. That's not meant to be pejorative; whereas the White House does not give a scintilla of attention to its right-wing critics, it does read, and will read, everything Glenn Greenwald writes. Obama, according to an administration official, finds this outside pressure healthy and useful.

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