Does the Florida senator want President Obama to keep the world in the dark about his Iraq plans, or to share them with the American people?
Probably, but in practice neither journalists who publish classified information nor bureaucrats who maintain it have the meaningful consent of the people.
Officials in charge of airport security are rediscovering the wisdom of a bygone era, when shoes stayed on and liquid didn't have to be put in plastic bags.
The outbreak of violence in Iraq is a good reason to think carefully about the NSA, not an excuse to ignore critics' warnings.
Until 2013, she held a position that lots of Democratic voters now regard as deeply wrongheaded.
The civil-rights leader helped America to realize its founding ideals as surely as any president, and ending the run of exclusively white faces on bank notes is long overdue.
A wake-up call for Democrats before it's too late to change their minds about 2016
But should we?
Prosecuting journalists imposes huge costs, yields scant benefits, and is mostly pointless in an era when anyone can reach a mass audience.
People like hard currency and use it every day. It is a check on centralized power. It is private and peer-to-peer. And despite or because of that, some want to get rid of it.
Doing so needn't interfere with fully confronting crimes against black America.
Every POW trade is a tough judgment call. The White House negotiated a defensible deal for Bowe Bergdahl but broke the law by hiding it from Congress.
If approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama, it will stop the DEA from enforcing federal laws against medical marijuana in states where it is legal.
Police abuses in Miami Gardens, Florida, are staggering, but few Americans seem to care.
Outlets should withhold certain information—like the name of the Isla Vista killer.
Delaying the end of this war makes it easier to avoid releasing prisoners of it.
George Packer is the latest journalist to understate the radicalism of the national security state and to overstate the radicalism of its critics.
The Twitter conversation around #YesAllWomen is a sobering reminder of how commonly women are robbed of a sense of dignity and full personhood.
Justice Hugo Black explained it in his 1971 opinion in New York Times v. United States.
So why do so many Americans insist that the state, not the press, should call the shots?