Reply to post: "national security" is the "deus vult" of modern times

Intelligence director pulls national security BS on spying question

EricM

"national security" is the "deus vult" of modern times

It cannot be questioned. It is not accepted to doubt its motives. It can be used selectively at will. And it can be used to argue pro or contra everyone or anything. A universal get-out-of-jail or go-into-jail card, depending on how it's used. Too convinient ...

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