The degree to which Obama has proven to be a hypocrite when it comes to his criticisms of Bush/Cheney is delicious.
That said, Bush/Cheney did a better job of balancing civil liberties with national security and creating processes that would protect the former while not unnecessarily damaging the latter.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will