The judges, however, said Mr. Bush's choice to ignore established law regarding foreign intelligence gathering was made "at his own peril," because ultimately he will have to answer to Congress and the Supreme Court if the surveillance was found not to be in the best interests of national security.Pretty much the thrust of my comments on the subject. The surveillance may well be within Constitutional parmeters, even if outside the structure of FISA, but there is no way to tell except on a case by case basis, as the cases come into the courts.
One of my concerns is bad guys getting off because of a violation of the 4th amendment.
Beggingthe question about the constititionality of FISA.
Ah, yes, but he has gone to the heads of the intelligence committees on the incidents. That should more than take care of oversight.