Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito defended the right of government officials to order domestic wiretaps when he worked for the Reagan Justice Department, documents released Friday show.
He advocated a step by step approach to strengthening the hand of officials in a 1984 memo to the solicitor general. The strategy is similar to the one that Alito espoused for rolling back abortion rights at the margins.
Friday, December 23, 2005
He's Looking A Lot Like Activist Judge
Looks like Alito is just the kind Activist the W, Rove and Co needs when they are looking to break the law - particularly when trying to stack the courts with people who like 'em: