Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
For those a bit sick of hearing the president dredge up details about some "terrorist plot" or other every time he needs to change the subject, Zachary Abuza has an interesting post over at the Counterterrorism Blog wondering whether the thwarted Los Angeles plot being touted today might not be all it's cracked up to be. And it does sound a bit dodgy. Then again, whether the Bush administration stopped a hijacking plot in 2002 or not is irrelevant to the question of whether it's allowed to break the law when engaging in domestic surveillance.