Friday, June 14, 2013
Where Have All Of The Liberals Gone On Civil Liberty?
There has not been much dissent among liberals about the government's intelligence programs. This article describes the responses by democratic politicians. Top pundits on the left and the right seem to agree as well. Tom Friedman, purportedly a liberal, and the conservative David Brooks have written op-ed's in the liberal NYT in support of the programs. We don't know whether these programs really work, and we don't know whether they are subject to abuse by the executive branch, but it is not an issue for most American's.