Friday, March 31, 2006

Quote of the day

Jeff Taylor, from his alarmingly devastating critique of the FBI having obstructed Agent Harry Samit's pre-9/11 efforts to investigate Moussaoui:

[The] decision to deny a warrant [to search Zacarias Moussaoui's computer and belongings] gave rise to the myth that "The Wall" between overseas intelligence and criminal investigations made the PATRIOT Act necessary. To this day this myth is cherished among right-wing radio talkers and has, just now, morphed into a clumsy justification for the White House's sidestepping the FISA court and directing its own wiretap frenzy via the NSA. This is all pure fantasy.

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