When it comes to common sense and a grasp of the bigger picture, given the choice between a US District Judge and a rigging chief on one of these guys, I'll go with the rigger every time.
Update: A Clinton era prosecutor (and a Bush I Intelligence guy) points out some issues with the Judge's rulings.
"We can sympathize with her motives, and even share some of her gut feelings of uneasiness about the program. But we cannot accept the stunningly amateurish piece of, I hesitate even to call it legal work, by which she purports to make our government go deaf and dumb to those would murder us en masse. Her bosses on the Court of Appeals and/or the United States Supreme Court will not accept it."
Read the whole thing. Hat Tip: KJL at the Corner.