Writing about Marco Rubio’s efforts to justify the type of domestic spying exposed by some guy named Edward Snowden and the attempts by America’s intelligence community to cover its failures in 2001, Mr Pierce says the following:
It is now customary for ambitious politicians to presume the American electorate has the attention span of a sand flea. However, there never has been a more important time for that not to be the case.
I really wish I could write as well as Mr Pierce
More can be read at Old Spy’s Tale: A 9/11 Fable Lives Again