Monday, December 19, 2005

Trent Lott on Liberty

Steve Bates at The Yellow Doggerel Democrat found a choice quote from Trent Lott:

Some prominent Republicans defended the surveillance, arguing it was necessary to combat terrorism. “I don’t agree with the libertarians,” said Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.). “I want my security first. I’ll deal with all the details after that.”

My first thought was to wonder what Senator Lott would have said if this had been done by Bill Clinton. Oh, wait…