Andrew McCarthy puts the explanation point on yesterday’s Republican rout in the Senate: “Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.” Suffice it to say that our kind words about Lindsey Graham were premature. It won’t happen again.

We can only hope that the House Republicans find their way to saving us from this debacle. Don’t miss McCarthy’s lucid explanation of the issues involved in the utterly harebrained law opening the federal courts for appeals of the determinations of the status of enemy combatants by military commissions.


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