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Michael Kinsley: Government Should Be Its Own Watchdog


no-place-to-hideI’m currently reading Glenn Greenwald’s new book, No Place to Hide.  I may review it when I’m finished, but in the meantime, you should read this love letter to the NSA and executive power disguised as a ‘book review’ by Michael Kinsley in the NYT.

Then, you should read Greenwald’s excellent response, eviscerating Kinsley’s argument.

Enjoy.

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