Victors, Spoils, Dumb-Ass Voters

Wired News reports on an Orrin Hatch amendment tucked onto the Homeland Security Color Coded Alert Proud to Be An American Act:

A little-known amendment in the Senate version of the bill makes it much easier for ISPs to disclose e-mail communications without being served with a warrant, which had been prohibited before the Patriot Act of 2001.

I take it the Republicans won’t be conferring any awards on Phil Zimmerman any time soon.

(As seen on Rafe Colburn’s