Sunday, June 29, 2014

Opposition To NSA Surveillance Should Be A Bipartisan Issue That Unites Steadfast Conservatives And Solid Liberals

A recent Pew Research Center poll reports that both ends of the political spectrum oppose NSA surveillance.

Opposition to NSA Surveillance Unites Conservatives, Solid Liberals

Yet, congressional gridlock prevents Congress from taking action to protect Americans civil liberties. It is a strange albeit welcome sign that the Supreme Court can overcome its ideological divide and provide a unanimous ruling protecting digital privacy. It is not a welcome sign, however, that an unelected court is better able to bridge its ideological divide than those elected to represent all citizens. 

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