- President Obama, after he signed into law a four-year extension of the Patriot Act, post–Sept. 11 powers to search records and conduct wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists
It's an important tool for us to continue dealing with an ongoing terrorist threat.
Mr. President, what part of "The terrorists have won," don't you understand?
By the way, the so-called "Patriot Act" allows much more egregious violations of civil liberties than the ones mentioned above. But that's Time Magazine's description - not mine.