The notion that the U.S. military can always eliminate resistance, and create sanctuaries free from enemy fire is no longer realistic.
Transportation Security Administration screeners allowed banned weapons and mock explosives through airport security checkpoints 95 percent of the time, according to the agency's own undercover testing.
That's its whole job. It doesn't do it. It's not designed to do it.
Geoffrey Stone, a University of Chicago law professor:
The fact that it hasn't in the past six years doesn't mean it won't in the next six years.
If this doesn't blow your mind, you aren't paying attention.
It was not so much a glorious moment of constitutional rebalancing for the legislative branch as it was parliamentary farce as usual.
The world's most dysfunctional people are nearly all male.