Demagoguery vs. Constitutionality

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How many constitutional amendments and civil liberties legacies can one piece of misbegotten legislation gut? Well, if it’s the latest legislation from Senator Lieberman on terrorism, you can bet it will run roughshod.

Let us count the ways.

The First Amendment, the Fifth and Fourteenth, the Sixth Amendment and, for good measure, a key Supreme Court ruling or two on the power of government to suspend citizenship rights.