Sheldon Richman on NSA Spying

You need not suspect the motives of those responsible for NSA surveillance to detest what they are doing. In fact, writes Sheldon Richman, we may have more to fear from spies acting out of patriotic zeal than those acting out of power lust or economic interest: Zealots are more likely to eschew restraints that might compromise their righteous cause

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