Bush Admin Rejects NYPD Spying Proposals as Illegal
If you are New York’s police commissioner, what does it take to figure out when your city’s anti-terrorism squad has gone rogue?
Well, if building files on political protesters with high-tech bicycles didn’t clue you in, having the Bush administration reject the units’ wiretapping plans as too sweeping ought to. I mean, when the Justice Department that put the warrantless back into wiretapping says your team’s proposed spying plans are illegal, it’s clearly time to place a call to internal affairs. …