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Edward Snowden
Don't excuse NSA's wrongdoing [Letter]
Don't excuse NSA's wrongdoing [Letter]

Gary Sullivan's commentary defending the actions of the National Security Agency is full of faulty arguments ("Too much of a good thing," Aug. 27). First of all, the Fourth Amendment is the law and was established at the time of this country's founding. No one needs to "get out and vote" in order to be protected by it from government spying. In any case, the NSA's policies were kept secret so no one could have voted to support or oppose them in the first place. To those who are concerned about the NSA violating their privacy, Mr. Sullivan offers nothing more than the empty, self-serving claim that the NSA is too busy saving our lives to do so. The NSA...