Look, if you’ve read this site for a while, you know that from time to time I delve into politics. Not that I want to, or that this site is about it, more that politics forces its way into the site – the issues I care about deeply often intersect with politics. Well, often enough.
Today is such a day. Atty General Alberto Gonzales is in hot water – again – for possibly lying under oath about a bedside visit to an ailing former Atty General, a clandestine visit that had to do with securing (unsuccessfully as I understand it) permission to execute a warrantless domestic-spying program.
What the hell does this have to do with search?
Everything, everything, folks. The core issue here is warantless wiretapping. In other words, access to your Database of Intentions without due process.
My hand aches. I can’t write much more. I may voice post on this Friday, as I have some time in the afternoon. But I sense a Big Story brewing, and I am, well, pleased it’s finally breaking.