Tuesday, January 31, 2006

'Spies, Lies and Wiretaps'

"A bit over a week ago, President Bush and his men promised to provide the legal, constitutional and moral justifications for the sort of warrantless spying on Americans that has been illegal for nearly 30 years, the New York Times wrote in an editorial Sunday.

"Instead, we got the familiar mix of political spin, clumsy historical misinformation, contemptuous dismissals of civil liberties concerns, cynical attempts to paint dissents as anti-American and pro-terrorist, and a couple of big, dangerous lies."

If you didn't see it, check out the whole editorial on the Times web site, www.nytimes.com. You may have to be a subscriber to the Times or Times Select. You should be.