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The 2008 Candidates and Civil Liberties — A New Path or More of the Same?

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This speech was given at The Future of Freedom Foundation’s June 2008 conference, “Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy & Civil Liberties” held in Reston, Virginia.

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Glenn Greenwald is a former constitutional lawyer and is currently a Contributing Writer at Salon, where he also writes the political and legal blog, Unclaimed Territory.

Greenwald is the author of two New York Times bestselling books — How Would a Patriot Act? (2006), which critiqued the Bush administration’s radical theories of executive power, and A Tragic Legacy (2007), which examined the Bush presidency and the Manichean mindset that shaped it. His third book, Great American Hypocrites, analyzes Republican political strategies for winning elections.

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Glenn Greenwald is a former constitutional lawyer and is currently a Contributing Writer at Salon, where he also writes the political and legal blog, Unclaimed Territory.