This week on the show, special guest Nancy Youssef of the Daily Beast joins Ben and Shane to discuss the Senate’s passage of the USA Freedom Act. Also, why do Americans hate government surveillance but tolerate big corporate data aggregators? And there’s anthrax in the Pentagon!
Shane recalls how the late Betsy Palmer inspired a generation’s worth of irrational security.
Ben gives us a sneak peak of the new Lawfare site.
Nancy’s reviews a new Frontline documentary on Obama and Syria.