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Ryan Blethen discusses the press, media and democracy. Daily Democracy is part of the Democracy Papers, a series of articles, essays and editorial opinion examining threats to our freedoms of speech and the press.

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February 15, 2008 9:00 AM

The telecoms' best friend

Posted by Ryan Blethen

An excerpt from an editorial in today's Seattle Times.

"President Bush can blithely make things up as he goes along, but other federal laws cover the behavior of the telecoms. They are being sued over the wiretaps, and the court cases represent a way for the public to confront the administration's behavior and hold it accountable to the rule of law."

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