MI: And he waived, and he waived his Miranda rights. Look, there probably will be a discussion of this. But all I’m saying is we are still a country of laws. You can’t just make it up as you go along.
HH: But that’s cliché.
MI: And you know, maybe…
HH: That’s just cliché. We’re a country of laws. I know that. I teach it.
Yes, a cliché authored by John Adams. Funny how the conservative reverence for the country's founding fathers so often stops just short of defending the principles these men stood for.