Bush May Veto FISA “Compromise” Because he can’t Spy on Americans on Foreign Soil

John Stewart was right. Bush had turned from villain to cartoon super villain.

Apparently, there’s a poison pill in the FISA legislation in front of congress which adds:

“The individual freedom of an American shouldn’t depend on their physical geography.”

The NYTimes has more:

But passage in the committee came with one unexpected hitch. In an interview after the closed session, Mr. Wyden said he had succeeded, by a vote of 9 to 6, in adding an amendment that would offer additional protections by requiring that the government get a warrant whenever it wanted to wiretap an American outside the country, like an American soldier based overseas or a business person.



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