Mach, what earthly difference who does it? And yes, if it gives you some comfort, I am sure the press would have blasted Bush for doing it, and Cheney. The fact remains, the Executive Branch is trying to keep us safe.
Think, when a U.S. citizen joins a foreign force against their country, then IMO, they give up due process. And I am also getting sick and tired of the protesters holding up posters about innocent civilians getting killed. I seem to remember some 3000 innocents getting killed on 9/11. What do they think happened during WWII when we bombed the hell out of Germany and Japan?