Evergreen Words from Jameel Jaffer on Obama and Executive Power

November 15th, 2016

Jameel Jaffer blogs at Just Security about his new book, Drone Wars. His penultimate paragraph is evergreen:

During the Obama administration, too many Americans were willing to invest sweeping powers in the presidency because they trusted the president.  The modest, obvious, but nonetheless crucial point I make in my introduction is that this was a mistake.

I’ll quote this over and over and over and over again over the next four years.