Even if all of that is true, should we be satisfied with the President's unchecked unilateral power to put Americans on a list for assassination? If not, then we should be concerned about this precedent, as glorious as it may be on this occasion, and we should put some check on this authority.

If we are indeed satisfied with the President's unchecked unilateral power to put Americans on a list for assassination, Lord, help us.



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* I understand that citizenship is not always a prerequisite for constitutional protections, but that discussion is for another day.