Ted Rall: NSA, Rand Paul and Missing the Point on Purpose

In this political cartoon for aNewDomain.net, our Ted Rall points out what point the media is missing on the Rand Paul vs. the NSA issue. Commentary.

aNewDomain.net — United States Senator Rand Paul is filing a class-action lawsuit against President Obama and James Clapper over the NSA’s phone metadata spying program.

But the reactions to this news all focus on questioning Paul’s motivations and libertarian politics, rather than on examining the big issue at hand: NSA spying on Americans.


With this political cartoon exclusive to aNewDomain.net, I’m Ted Rall.

Based in New York, Ted Rall is a nationally-syndicated columnist, editorial cartoonist and war correspondent who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The author of 17 books, most-recently published The Book of Obama: How We Went From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt, Rall is twice the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Follow him @TedRall, check out his Facebook fan page and definitely follow his Google+