“Waking From A Bad Dream” by Dan Froomkin
January 06, 2009, 1:00am

It has been like a national nightmare: We are attacked by terrorists and our leaders respond not with courage and a call to our higher natures, but by spreading fear — and turning us into a regime of torturers. Rather than celebrate our Constitution and its enduring values, they use the levers of government to subvert it.

From The Washington Post