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April 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I wonder how many hard-line Republicans are going to Google “Operation Chaos” looking for information about Rush Limbaugh’s plan to bolster Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and instead discover that—back in the golden age before we passed that awful, restrictive, un-American FISA law—”Operation Chaos” was the CIA’s clever name for the practice of systematically spying on the correspondence of American citizens whose politics it disliked?

Tags: Horse Race Politics · Journalism & the Media · Privacy and Surveillance



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  • 1 Franklin Harris // Apr 30, 2008 at 2:10 pm

    Maybe it still is….

  • 2 William Burns // Apr 30, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    And an entertaining novel by Poul Anderson!