Of course, Obama will never admit in word what he’s doing in deed. As in his rhetorically brilliant national‐security speech yesterday claiming to have undone Bush’s moral travesties, the military commissions flip‐flop is accompanied by the usual Obama three‐step: (a) excoriate the Bush policy, (b) ostentatiously unveil cosmetic changes, © adopt the Bush policy.

Charles Krauthammer, Obama in Bush Clothing