It seems like the former vice-president is the one piggybacking on the new president's detainee policy spotlight, but a top foreign-policy analyst argues that, when it comes to tribunals, it's the other way around: the Obama administration is maintaining the practice of inventing justice as America sees fit.
Digg it (baby!) Despite Rhetoric, Obama Still Following Cheney's Lead in Dictatorial Justice, this week's Esquire column. Go, read, vote.
My man Matt Sullivan did a masterful edit, squeezing in a lot of great quotes from today's twin speeches by Obama and Cheney (I helped some on that, but Matt inserted the bulk). The result is an amazingly timely piece, so a good call on Matt's part to assign the topic.