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I was previously a constitutional law and civil rights litigator and am now a journalist. I am the author of three New York Times bestselling books -- "How Would a Patriot Act" (a critique of Bush executive power theories), "Tragic Legacy" (documenting the Bush legacy), and With Liberty and Justice for Some (critiquing America's two-tiered justice system and the collapse of the rule of law for its political and financial elites). My fifth book - No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance State - will be released on April 29, 2014 by Holt/Metropolitan.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

America's tough guys

Below are some of our most vocal war proponents who are courageous crusaders of the masculine virtues (left to right: top row- Jonah Goldberg, Glenn Reynolds, James Lileks; bottom row - Paul Mirgenoff, Hugh Hewitt, John Hinderaker and Scott Johnson):

And finally, this is pro-war tough guy James Taranto of The Wall St. Journal (l), alongside Churchillian warrior Dick Miniter of The New York Post and Pajamas Media (r), posing with a friend (center) in Brussels:

These are America's tough guys who endlessly emphasize the need to show masculine power and strength by waging wars and torturing people, and who love to mock the effete weakness of Democrats and liberals. I wonder what motivates them?