Tag: symbolic testicles

He’s not smashing the boy’s testicles, per se…

Rather, he’s keeping us safe, which is well within his powers as commander in chief.

These included Yoo’s findings in the memorandum that: 1) the Fourth Amendment would not apply to domestic military operations designed to deter and prevent future terrorist attacks; 2) “broad statements” suggesting that First Amendment speech and press rights under the constitution would potentially be subordinated to overriding military necessities; and 3) that domestic deployment of the Armed Forces by the President to prevent and deter terrorism would fundamentally serve a military purpose rather than law enforcement purpose and thus would not violate the Posse Comitatus Act.

It’s testicle crushing as a symbolic gesture of other rightful powers of the President.