Ashcroft’s Convictions: 0

Some will see this as we aren’t pushing civil liberties back enough – others will say that that approach isn’t working. Either way: (via TalkLeft)

The Detroit case had marked the only terrorist conviction obtained from the Justice Department’s detention of more than 5,000 foreign nationals in anti-terrorism sweeps since 9/11. So Ashcroft’s record is 0 for 5,000.