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Eyes Everywhere ‘No Place to
Hide,’ by Glenn Greenwald

New York Times, by Michael Kinsley

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Posted By:Drive, 5/22/2014 3:48:29 PM

“My position was straightforward,” Glenn Greenwald writes. “By ordering illegal eavesdropping, the president had committed crimes and should be held accountable for them.” You break the law, you pay the price: It’s that simple. But it’s not that simple, as Greenwald must know. There are laws against government eavesdropping on American citizens, and there are laws against leaking official government documents. You can’t just choose the laws you like and ignore the ones you don’t like. Or perhaps you can, but you can’t then claim that it’s all very straightforward.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Japanorama, 5/22/2014 6:49:19 PM     (No. 9858524)

What law is there when criminals make and enforce the law?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: peterfleming, 5/23/2014 12:23:58 PM     (No. 9859324)

Will follow instructions and read on the weekend.
Good advice!
Wasn´t this Michael Kinsley one of the early socialists in media? Always speaking for government force in an attempted scholarly way? If Lucianne prints him, he must have converted to anti communism.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/23/2014 12:35:34 PM     (No. 9859346)

"You can’t just choose the laws you like and ignore the ones you don’t like."

Kinsley, you tool. If you´d only see what Obama, Holder et. al. have been doing, you´d frighten yourself into reality.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: avikingman, 5/23/2014 2:58:54 PM     (No. 9859537)

Kinsley has nothing worth reading.
Delete.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lalo, 5/23/2014 3:21:23 PM     (No. 9859588)

This was a good smackdown of the self-righteous Greenwald.

Michael Kinsley, by the way, was William Buckley´s young & worthy sparring partner on Firing Line for many years. He was pure lib but enjoyable to watch. As for an ´attempted scholarly way´- he was a Rhodes scholar, a J.D., and editor of Harper´s, Washington Monthly and The Economist (honorary). I´m glad Mz. Lucianne goes by the merit of a particular article rather than using a simplistic black & white, left and right formula. How boring, artificial, and anathema to truth and the big picture that would be.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: avikingman, 5/24/2014 9:41:16 PM     (No. 9860859)

Feh. Few are/were more black and white than Kinsley.
http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/189178/

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