If you’re among the millions of Americans who took airline flights in the months before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FBI probably knows about it – and possibly where you stayed, whom you traveled with, what credit card you used and even whether you ordered a kosher meal.
But then most people know that no one at CBS News could ever hope to reach the sublime levels of media manipulation achieved by special-interest groups, including some big companies, their hired hands at “think tanks” and politicians and other government officials.
Name the greater risk to national security: patriotic military translators who happen to be homosexual or anti-American Islamofascist terrorists who happen to be homicidal. If you picked the latter, thanks for putting U.S. safety first. Alas, the Pentagon disagrees.