Supreme Judge, Jury, And Executioner

Andrew Sullivan —  May 22 2012 @ 4:02pm

Glenn Greenwald examines John Brennan's new powers of life and death for anyone on the planet. Unlike Glenn, I can see the need for killing al Qaeda operatives from the sky if they present a threat to the United States. But this process desperately needs oversight, checks, and more transparency. To corrall all this power in on man in the executive branch is, well, what Americans voted against in 2008.