Confronting the NSA Spy Scandal

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Digby has a fantastic post noting that Democrats are quickly becoming afraid of confronting Bush over the NSA spying scandal, and then making the case for why they shouldn’t be scared: “If the Democrats in Congress simply stood together on principle instead of listening to overfed, out of touch strategists who have misdiagnosed the problem for years, they would begin to crawl out of this hole on national security.”

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