Reply to post: Re: so Desperation

How bad can the new spying legislation be? Exhibit 1: it's called the USA Liberty Act

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Re: so Desperation

And lose the next election as their opponents paints them as exposing Americans to danger and personally responsible for the next terrorist attack?

The people are afraid. They demand that something highly visible be done to reassure them that they are safe. Not easy to do, when the media are constantly pushing people into a ratings-raising panic.

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