Spy Agency Data After Sept. 11 Led F.B.I. to Dead Ends - New York Times
Howie--and the rest of the right--show their true colors on this story. Their rationale, like the President's, is basically this: security trumps human rights, and whatever the President does, even when he does it illegally and in secret, even when he has to provide no legal assurances that his actions are politically motivated, even when Constitutional checks and balances are jettisoned, is okay.
Why does the right hate America so much?