Recent revelations about the extent of government phone and Internet surveillance are already shaking up the national debate.
But these programs are just symptoms of broader changes that will be shaking up our government and society for many decades to come.
Let’s not cheapen or simplify the debate by trying to ram these revelations into the GOP-friendly framework of “another Obama scandal.”
We should be honest and admit that something much bigger than that is going on here. The implication of the issue for our politics will be felt long after today’s round of political “gotcha” and “pin the tail on the donkey” has faded away.… Seguir leyendo »