April 2, 2010 3:01 PM

Commentary: In pursuing terrorists, did Bush administration go too far?

The Bush administration's secret program of wiretapping U.S. citizens in the name of nabbing terrorists offended a lot of people because it bypassed a court system Congress set up for the purpose of overseeing such wiretaps. Even though the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court acts in secret, the administration claimed constitutional authority to spy without going to the court first.

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