“We killed the Patriot Act,” boasted Minority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, to cheers from a crowd at a political rally after the vote.
Here’s Reid yesterday:
“The raid that killed Osama bin Laden also yielded an enormous amount of new information that has spurred dozens of investigations yielding new leads every day.
“Without the Patriot Act, investigators would not have the tools they need to follow these new leads and disrupt terrorist plots.”
Obama’s no better on the PATRIOT act — he wanted to amend it as a Senator, now he and his party rammed through an extension without amendment or serious debate.