December 22, 2005

Freedom. Democratude.
'Wtf were they thinking?!' says FISA court.

Several members of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court said in interviews that they want to know why the administration believed secretly listening in on telephone calls and reading e-mails of US citizens without court authorization was legal.

One government official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the administration complained bitterly that the FISA process demanded too much: to name a target and give a reason to spy on it.