Saturday, January 21, 2006

We Hear You

Officials from the Bush administration fanned out across the country yesterday in an attempt to persuade Americans that the National Security Agency's program of domestic eavesdropping without first obtaining warrants is legal and justified. For his part, Vice President Dick Cheney defended the controversial policy by launching what aides termed a "smile campaign", though at least one person in attendance found the vice president's rare happy expression to be "slightly creepy" and considerably more off-putting than that "ugly, tortured sneer of his."

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