I guess this way another perjury charge can not be laid at the door of the Bush administration.
And while Gonzales makes his sales pitch, we find that the spying is very ineffective.
officials conversant with the program said a far more common question for eavesdroppers is whether, not why, a terrorist plotter is on either end of the call. The answer, they said, is usually no.
They are snooping into call between friends, business meetings, lovers, in the hopes of maybe finding someone who is even a little suspicious.
Gonzales Specter Domestic Spying