First off, isn't it funny how the conservatives didn't protest this one half as much as the other one?
and secondly, it seems sad (not to mention disgusting, pathetic, and generally stupid) that law students had to school the U.S. Attorney General on matters of law, but I'm glad they had the balls to do it:
Yeah, I'm tempted to rant about just how stupid the whole debacle is, but those photos pretty much sum up how I feel about the situation. We shouldn't need to have a discussion about why the United States government should follow all the laws of the United States (shocking concept). The government should be scrupulous about being more law-abiding than the average citizen. Instead, ours seems seems quite happy to just break any laws that are inconvenient (nevermind that they've sworn to uphold those same laws) in their holy crusade to preserve and deliver unto us their own peculiar vision/version of freedom and democracry. Well, they'll deliver them to you provided (of course) that you agree with them, otherwise you won't get either, they'll just put a turban on your head or paint you blue and discount you entirely (if you're lucky).
Photos found on this LJ post and here is CNN's coverage of the event: Gonzales defends wiretaps amid protest