Former Bush administration lawyer John C. Yoo is already thinking about his ex-client's legacy. Speaking at a Federalist Society luncheon this week, Yoo argued that history will view President Bush more like Franklin D. Roosevelt or Harry S. Truman than Richard Nixon. Declaring that Bush's abrogations of power from the other branches are for the United States' defense, the former deputy assistant attorney general asserted that an "imperial judiciary" is a bigger danger right now than an imperial presidency.
Yoo: History Will Prove President Right
September 20, 2007