But am I the first one to point out that, in both these occasions,
In reality, you want the president to be able to kill Americans who are attacking civilians without a court order. Does any body really think that Lincoln have gotten a warrant every time the confederates took a shot at federal property? Should George Washington have had to get a judge’s approval to fire on the rebels in the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion?
…there was an actual war or something like it going on?