Spontaneous applause greeted Bush's State of the Union mention that "key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire next year."
He quickly went on to declare, "Our law enforcement needs this vital legislation," and to tell Congress, "you need to renew the Patriot Act."
That statement also drew applause, but from different quarters.
The LA Times educates Hollywood on civil liberties while calling on Congress to support judicial oversight of the FBI's powers.
Safer Option for Civil Rights