Tuesday, May 30, 2006

HOUSE RAID BLOWBACK -- WSJ opines, "With the separation of powers, the Founders created a system with inevitable tension between Congress and the executive. Congress has been the biggest offender in stealing power from the executive in the modern era, but the May 20 FBI raid on the legislative office of William Jefferson (D., La.) seems a case in which the Justice Department has gone overboard, and even been insubordinate."

Update: More commentary here.