Whither the 4th Amendment?

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) confronted Attorney General Michael Mukasey this morning in a Senate hearing over that other Yoo memo, the one that said the 4th Amendment bar against unreasonable search and seizure did not apply to domestic military operations.

Mukasey bobbed, dodged and weaved — but refused to say that the 2001 memo had been withdrawn.

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