A QUESTION OF INCOMPETENCE II… I mentioned yesterday that, absent strict oversight, we can’t trust the NSA ? especially when it’s controlled by an administration of proven incompetence ? to carry out a domestic spying program that nabs terrorists but doesn’t shred civil liberties. Let’s just hope the NSA has its act together better than the CIA.

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Paul Glastris is the editor in chief of the Washington Monthly. A former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, he is writing a book on America’s involvement in the Greek War of Independence.