Big Morning Jolt today, with tough questions about what to do if the worst suspicions about Syria’s alleged chemical-weapons attack are true, another look at “the Separation of Celebrity and State” (Tabitha’s great headline), what NR has had to say about pop-cultural offerings like Breaking Bad and Sons of Anarchy, and then this predictable turn in the NSA debate:
NSA: Never Straight Answers
Dear NSA and its defenders (who am I kidding, you read this as soon as I sent the e-mail):
Before you get started, let us save you some time and go over things we already know, and you don’t have to say again.
- Yes, the threat from terrorists is real, and you guys and the rest of the intelligence and law enforcement community have a really tough job.
- Yes, being able to intercept, read, and listen to almost any communication in the world is a big help in your mission.
- Yes, there’s a FISA court system, although we’re having doubts about the effectiveness of its oversight.
Read More at National Review . By Jim Geraghty.