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Harpers editor: War allowed Bush to trump personal rights

By David Edwards
Friday, March 6, 2009 9:22 EDT
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Scott Horton, a contributing editor to Harper’s magazine, discusses a column he wrote about the release of the Bush DOJ memos in which he claims the former President George Bush “was freed from the constraints of the Bill of Rights” during wartime “with respect to anything he chose to label as counter-terrorism operations inside the United States.”

This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast Mar. 5, 2009.



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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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