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Lies, Truth, and the Guardian
National Review Online, by John O´Sullivan

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 8/20/2013 3:59:54 PM

When someone is caught lying about scandalous misconduct, any allegation about him is believed thereafter. When a government is caught spying on ordinary people, any investigation is assumed to be an unjustified abuse of power. And when the government justifies its investigation as protecting official secrets, the secrecy is dismissed as either needless or sinister. In this climate, defenders of reasonable official secrecy and legitimate intelligence operations run for cover. Most people accept in the abstract that some secrecy is justified —

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I do not agree with Mr. O´Sullivan, IMHO both the US and UK are abusing their anti-terrorism laws.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: IowaDad, 8/20/2013 4:09:14 PM     (No. 9483001)

This piece does not expose a single lie by the Guardian or anyone else.

And of course we all are ambivalent about government secrecy.

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