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The White House on Spying
New York Times, by Editorial

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 10/29/2013 1:56:44 AM

The White House response on Monday to the expanding disclosures of American spying on foreign leaders, their governments and millions of their citizens was a pathetic mix of unsatisfying assurances about reviews under way, platitudes about the need for security in an insecure age, and the odd defense that the president didn’t know that American spies had tapped the German chancellor’s cellphone for 10 years. Is it really better for us to think that things have gone so far with the post-9/11 idea that any spying that can be done should be done and that nobody thought to inform President Obama about tapping

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This editorial began like a breath of fresh air until you got a real whiff of the last paragraph. Going from blaming the 0bamanation for the current spying on our allies turns out to be both President Bush and Dick Cheney´s fault is quite normal for thsi yellow journalism.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/29/2013 4:17:12 AM     (No. 9587195)

Barry is the first president in US history to know nothing about anything; hear nothing about anything; and see nothing about anything. What a winner!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/29/2013 7:43:34 AM     (No. 9587357)

There´s quite a few American leftists starting to protest this spying and you have to wonder why.They don´t care if Obama´s spying so they want to point the finger a Bush for opening the door and they´re also afraid a republican might be the next president and they´ll spy on liberals (especially their bedrooms) and we can´t have that.

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