Over at MSNBC they have a long Newsweek
article, Palace Revolt
, about the battle among the lawyers in the Bush administration over the legality of various actions.
Given the claim that the warrantless wiretap program was vetted by lawyers, it is interesting to find out which lawyers, and that conservative Republican lawyers were unhappy with what was done.
This is a further indication that Alito is out of the mainstream of even Republican lawyers with his views on the Unitary Executive Theory
, also known as the Divine Right of Presidents