Short of air, the thinning document, once a cornerstone of the nation and an example to the world, was heard tapping on the rubble with a spoon. Unconfirmed reports indicate the bill was tapping out the Morse code letters for “Congress sucks.”
The incident occurred Saturday evening just as the House followed the Senate in supporting the president’s proposals to strip NSA domestic surveillance procedures of the longstanding process of warrant requests and judicial oversight that have stood between government spies and your personal communications for nearly 30 years.
More on Democrats caving to Bush from HuffPo, AP and NYT. More about how FISA actually is supposed to work here.