Russell Brand

Silence on anti-terror tactics speaks volumes about liberal hypocrisy

Are you easily annoyed these days? Me too.

So, herewith, a brief sampling of the most annoying and shamelessly under-analyzed and under-reported incidents of recent weeks.

Democratic silence as President Barack Obama follows and expands upon Bush Administration terror-war policies. Liberals in Congress and the media cried bloody murder (and worse) when the Bush Administration began (warrantless) eavesdropping on domestic communications and indeterminate detention of suspected terrorists.

Indeed, the then-freshman senator from Illinois — and former law professor — proclaimed such actions as "an assault on American values and "[tantamount to] the...

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