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Thursday, January 26, 2006

Rift Between Parties Over NSA Wiretapping Grows

From the Washington Post, an interesting article about how the two major political parties are framing the issue of the NSA Wiretapping story and how both parties have a fundamental disagreement on the issue. This issue has been a major focus for Bush over the past week, and many expect it to be a major focus of his upcoming State of the Union address. Recently, the administration has been framing the issue to show that it is solely about national security and no laws were broken. However, many Democrats have attempted to frame the issue (correctly in my opinion) as one about the Executive branch over-reaching.

Click here to read the article.

*Note: the above picture was taken when Attorney General Alberto Gonzales defended the administration at a speech at Georgetown law and students turned their backs to him and held up the Franklin quote.

--Tom Hayes


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