McClatchy News Service reports that the CIA reportedly was caught spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is the type of story that, served along with breakfast, is even better than a Dunkin Donuts vanilla crème donut. The CIA was riled up because the Senate Committee crafted a massive report on the failure and crimes of the CIA’s torture regime.
This brouhaha is ill-timed for the administration’s campaign to restore faith in government. The result: another Obama speech on why Americans have a patriotic duty to trust the government.
Perhaps Obama will assure us that we have nothing to fear from CIA spying because of the great oversight job Congress does.
And maybe Cass Sunstein can write another oped, lecturing senators on why they should not be paranoid.