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Today at Mother Jones:
David Cole considers a book by John Yoo, a former deputy-assistant attorney general in the Bush White House and author of the infamous "torture memo" to Alberto Gonzales. Says Cole: "Yoo persuaded the Bush administration to untie its hand and abandon the constraints of the rule of law." (LINK)
Finally, Greg Anrig, Jr. argues that the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court is an opportunity to show that the right is trying to pursue a radical judicial agenda. (LINK)