Last week, ex-Bush executive power rationalizer John Yoo penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal heaping the usual criticisms on the Supreme Court’s Boumediene decision, which held that the government can’t just snatch people up off the street, then hold them forever without ever giving them a trial.
Glenn Greenwald dresses Yoo down here. Cato’s Tim Lynch has a go at him here. Meanwhile, Gene Healy finds an intriguing article written for Cato a few years ago attacking Bill Clinton for his unilateral, imperious approach to foreign policy. That article’s author? John Yoo.