When Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, stopped by the Senate floor Wednesday to help out Rand Paul with his filibuster, he spoke for several minutes in the guise of asking a question. But his remarks can really be boiled down to one powerful sentence that I've transcribed:
Mr. President, what it comes down to is every American has the right to know when their government believes that it is allowed to kill them.
What would possibly justify withholding it?
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