The steady stream of reporting on the activities of the NSA made possible by the Snoweden disclosures have, from the beginning, forced President Obama and his subordinates in the White House and the intelligence community to go on the defensive, and, writes Ed Krayewski, they’ve led him to rely on intentionally misleading, deceptive, and untrue rhetoric to defend a program he would’ve preferred to keep secret despite his insistence otherwise.
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