In case you had forgotten just how hostile to core liberties Republicanism now is: Gingrich implies that all Obama officials who once acted as pro bono lawyers for terror suspects have no place in government. Notice in this diatribe how he has no term for "terror suspects". All captured terror suspects in his eyes are terrorists, and never given a chance to prove otherwise. We tend to assume that the worst of the Cheney abuses is over. Not if an unreconstructed GOP gets back to power.

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