Hillary Clinton, Acquiescent to Domestic Spying

by Jim Geraghty

Tim Miller of America Rising PAC examined Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign rhetoric and finds, “Secretary Clinton served as a senior member of a national security team that was implementing surveillance programs she once vocally opposed.”

He cites several examples, but perhaps the most glaring is from a 2005 fundraising e-mail that declared, “I am resolved to keep speaking out about my disagreements with this administration and their congressional allies: a budget that cuts back on health care . . . Cronyism and incompetence . . . weaken the social fabric of our nation. A secret program that spies on Americans!”

A secret program that spies on Americans! Yeah, that would be terrible, wouldn’t it, Madam Secretary?

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