But if the Supreme Court decides that post-debate signing statements should also be routinely considered as part of a bill's legislative history, then surely Congress will start to insist on negotiating these statements before legislation is sent to the president for his signature. I'll bet John McCain wishes he had done that on the torture bill that George Bush so casually gutted after months of arduous negotiation."Mr. President, if you issue the following signing statement with this bill, then we will... um... what will we do, Denny?" Gawd. The STUPIDITY! It burns!
Monday, July 17, 2006
I cannot, for the life of me, see how the following statement by Kevin Drum is supposed to make any sense.