FBI: Fake Underwear Bomb Plot Proves Need for Warrantless Surveillance (Antiwar.com)
Friday May 11th, 2012
The underpants were real, but the plot to blow up an airliner over the US wasn’t.
Though it turns out that the so-called bomber unveiled by the Obama Administration on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s assassination turned out to be a CIA employee, officials still continue to try to make hay out of him being “foiled” to their own ends.
FBI Director Robert Mueller, whose bureau had absolutely nothing to do with the CIA manufactured plot, cited it as proof that Congress needs to extend his ability to conduct electronic surveillance without a warrant.