Columnist Richard Reeves expresses his outrage at John Ashcroft clearly enough in his latest column:
So, the attorney general of the United States tells me: “To those who scare peace-loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: Your tactics only aid terrorists.”
Well, screw you, buddy! What are you trying to say? Are you saying that anyone who talks about civil rights, civil liberties and the freedom that makes us Americans is a traitor in this undeclared but loudly proclaimed war?