Beginning in the first two weeks of May, Obama took harder lines on government secrecy, on the fate of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay and on the prosecution of terrorists worldwide. The President was moving away from some promises he had made during the campaign and toward more moderate positions, some favored by George W. Bush.
Indefinite detention without trial or charge is a "moderate" position? The routine monitoring of everyone's phone and mail is a "moderate" view?
The Overton Window now puts the Constitution into some crazy left wing corner in the attic?