NSA hearings live-blogged by Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald will be live-blogging the first day of the NSA hearings from the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room today (the hearings begin at 9:30 a.m).
This clip of George Bush should be talked about all week — why, if the Administration had all the legal authority in the world to eavesdrop without warrants and outside of FISA did it repeatedly make false statements to the public and to the Congress assuring us all that it was eavesdropping only in accordance with FISA? Parties make false statements in order to conceal their behavior only when their behavior is improper and wrong, not when it is justified and legal. And deliberately false statements of that sort from our government officials happen to be unacceptable and wrong, and really constitute a scandal unto itself.
He has a preview of Ted Kennedy’s line of questioning against Alberto Gonzales up now.