How do you torture a compassionate conservative?
Bush is SO going to bomb someone for this.
"The Patriot Act stalled after Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., fell eight votes short of the 60 votes needed to bring the bill up for a final vote.
Republicans threatened to use the vote politically against Democrats, portraying them as weak on national security. Democrats argued that an unchecked Bush administration was infringing on civil liberties in the name of fighting terrorism."