D.C. double standard

03/13/2014 4:59 PM

03/13/2014 4:59 PM

In spite of all the recent revelations, no one in Washington has been very concerned about the rampant government spying on private citizens.

Now, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is all in a tizzy about alleged CIA spying on her Senate Intelligence Committee activities and she has suddenly rediscovered the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Is there a double standard at work here?

Do politicians think only they are to be protected from unreasonable search and seizure and warrantless intrusion?

— James Withaeger, Arlington

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