He asks us to trust he and his colleagues, but he stretches the truth about the congressional and court oversight which doesn't really exist given the intelligence committee membership, rubber stamp history of the FISA court and restrictions on public access to the workings of the programs which is necessary for debate.
He says that there is oversight in the intelligence bureaucracy itself, but we know from the Guardian reports that there is little to none.
I'm an IT nerd myself, but I'm sorry, my trust has to be earned when it comes to govt spy agencies, and Gen Alexander did not earn it here.
I'm deeply saddened and disturbed that my colleagues are so naive.
Never trouble trouble til trouble troubles you. Fortune Cookie
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