Tuesday, December 17, 2013


It is a victory for civil rights and privacy that a federal judge has ruled that the N.S.A.’s collection of metadata on Americans’ phone calls is a violation of the 4th Amendment’s ban on unreasonable search and seizure.

But it also makes a martyr out of plaintiff Larry Klayman, the right-wing nut who has called for the overthrow of the Obama administration and has been carrying on like a banshee in a hurricane about everything to the left of Attila the Hun since the Clinton years.