Never, ever under-estimate the stupidity of people in government. In a new lawsuit designed to find out if the Bush administration has been secretly wire-tapping - without warrants - American citizens, a few NSA suspects are alleged:

Also named as plaintiffs in the A.C.L.U. lawsuit are the journalist Christopher Hitchens, who has written in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Barnett R. Rubin, a scholar at New York University who works in international relations; Tara McKelvey, a senior editor at The American Prospect; the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Greenpeace, the environmental advocacy group; and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the country's largest Islamic advocacy group.

Hitch? Say it ain't so, King George!

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