Apparently, this is a popular question. And it’s popular because it keeps the focus on whether opponents of unchecked surveillance have somehow failed to notice the very real threat we face. If you concede that of course we all understand that threat, then you might have to admit the real problem is simply that some of us aren’t shrieking cowards whose reflexive response to danger is an embarrassing, stumbling, slapstick rush to throw every civil liberty we can find overboard in a panic. Seriously, isn’t it difficult to keep up the “tough” pose while you’re wetting yourself?
Does Congress Realize We’re at War?
February 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments
Tags: Privacy and Surveillance