Posted by Bob Lord
This is the most moronic statement I've seen from a pol in quite awhile, and that's saying something (from today's Times lead editorial):
The defense of this practice offered by Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, who as chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is supposed to be preventing this sort of overreaching, was absurd. She said on Thursday that the authorities need this information in case someone might become a terrorist in the future.
You can't make this stuff up. By Feinstein's logic, we should imprison all 18 year old males because some of them may commit murder one day.
I don't know how she walks this one back. She opened a window into the way she thinks, and it isn't pretty.
She needs to be replaced as Chair of Senate Intelligence. Indeed, she should be removed from the committee altogether.