While Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, an attorney by profession, blames his lawyers for more “clerical errors”, President Bush puts pen to ink on a bill that clarifies the “rights” of people detained by the U.S. Absent from the list is the right to have legal counsel, to be protected from coercive interrogation techniques or hearsay, to hear all the evidence against them, and to even have a trial!
Not only does the U.S. have the best democracy money can purchase, justice for those in military or CIA custody is optional. Which set of attorneys wrote this bill? Read the whole thing if you can stomach it.