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January 28, 2006

Bush presses on

If you're suffering from Bush Derangement Syndrome and you're convinced beyond all get-out that the NSA eavesdropping program is illegal, that Bush is cynically defending the program despite its obvious illegality, and that, in fact, Bush (to use John Dean's formulation) has conceded he has committed an impeachable offense, then if you were writing a newspaper article about Bush's defense of the program, you might write the headline like this:

Bush Presses On in Legal Defense for Wiretapping

You certainly might if you were the New York Times, which put that headline on the front page this morning.