>Of course, now, even if we reject the looseness of Bush's definition of
>'enemy combatant', Bush attempting to kill Saddam isn't going to count
>as assassination (at least not any attempts that took place after the
>war had begun).
Black-humor aside to this discussion...I was reading Harper's on the plane the
other day, and there was a story about how the Department of Transportation was
requesting the ability to classify all commercial aircraft passengers as
"potential terrorists" in order to facilitate background checks which would not
otherwise be legal.
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