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Orwell takes a back seat

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Elmar Brok, an outspoken German who is chairman of the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee, said that “the spying has reached dimensions that I did not think were possible for a democratic country.” He said the United States had “lost all balance — George Orwell is nothing by comparison.” — A reaction to news that the U.S. has been spying on allies in Europe and Asia.

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(Spearfishing? No way.)

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(Anonymous)
Jul. 5th, 2013 05:53 pm (UTC)
This story confirms that when we decide what the outcome is going to be in advance, everything we learn leads to that outcome. Great mystery writers know and use this.
patrick_vecchio
Jul. 6th, 2013 12:13 am (UTC)
I trust mystery writers more than I trust our surveillance state apparatchiks.
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