08/16/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

NYT Calls For Investigation Of Bush-Era Abuses

We've known for years that the Bush administration ignored and broke the law repeatedly in the name of national security. It is now clear that many of those programs could have been conducted just as easily within the law perhaps more effectively and certainly with far less damage to the justice system and to Americans' faith in their government.

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