I'm no lawyer, but my friend David thought this sounded odd. Sessions was answering a question about the NSA wiretapping that Bush is involved in and said:
Sessions: When you authorize the military to use force, they can kill the enemy without a Miranda warning. They can put them in jail without a trial- and be able to intercept their communications is legitimate.
I don't know how that addresses the question of the NSA wiretapping.
"A problem is with Sessions analogy is that the NSA warrantless wiretap flap is not about spying on the enemy, but spying on ordinary Americans without a required court order....read on
Well, that may be true on the battlefield -- but what about on the streets of the United States?
When we throw out due process of law, can we continue to call ourselves a beacon of liberty and democracy? Or are we just another two-bit dictatorship? Should we re-animate Stalin now, or what?...read on