Liberal Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson agreed with Republican presidential nominee Rand Paul that the NSA’s bulk metadata collection is unconstitutional, saying on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” he “stands with Rand.” (RELATED: WaPo Columnist: Racist Anti-Obama Tweets ‘Make You Question’ 1st Amendment)
“I gotta stand with Rand on this one, Joe,” he said. “You know, what the intelligence community has not done– either openly or apparently in confidential briefings– is point to a single instance in which this bulk data provided the basis for an investigation.”
“In fact, it’s too much data,” Robinson continued. “They’re collecting so much information and such a huge database that it becomes useless. If you try to know everything, you end up knowing nothing.” (RELATED: Liberal WaPo Columnist Admits That ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Was A Lie)
“I just think this is — it is intrusive and it’s not what the Constitution says,” he concluded.
[h/t Washington Examiner]