Yglesias Award Nominee

May 15 2012 @ 11:49am

"I'm going to go hard left on you here, I'm going ACLU … A drone is a high-tech version of an old army and a musket. It ought to be used in Somalia to hunt bad guys but not in America. I don't want to see it hovering over anybody's home. Yes, you can say we have satellites, we've got Google Street View and London has a camera on every street corner but that's not an excuse to cave in on everything else and accept a society where you're always under — being watched by the government. This is not what we want," – Charles Krauthammer, on the use of drones for domestic police surveillance.