What was once depicted as a grave act of lawlessness — Bush’s NSA program — is now deemed a vital state secret. The Obama administration, happy to hold on to the power that the Bush administration handed to it, is now saying “toss the wiretap lawsuit.” Why? Because it threatens to expose ongoing government intelligence activities.
Seriously. From the AP report:
Attorney General Eric Holder says a lawsuit in San Francisco over warrantless wiretapping threatens to expose ongoing intelligence work and must be thrown out.
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