Monday, October 28, 2013

Spying Is The One Thing Obama's Doing Right

The New York Post's editorial board says that spying is the one thing that the president is doing right.

Give President Obama a round of applause.

He seems to be doing a good job on at least one front in the War on Terror: spying. And we’re not being sarcastic.

True, we don’t often applaud Obama’s policies, especially when it comes to fighting terrorists.

But when so many foreign leaders are whining about US National Security Agency surveillance, it suggests the president must be doing something right.

Complaints such as those German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly raised in a “furious” call to the White House were sparked by disclosures about NSA data collection targeting perhaps the leaders themselves. Other allies angry over US spying include France, Mexico and Brazil.

But what did these leaders expect? At the Brandenburg Gate during the 2008 campaign, Obama promised a cheering crowd he represented a new era of “allies who will listen to each other.”

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