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Is there a line between transparency and compiling an enemies list? See this Washington Times exclusive: White House Collects Web Users’ Data Without Notice . In the wake of last month’s health-care email fiasco, one might wonder what the people in the administration were thinking—except that one already knows: If the Bushies did this, we’d be looking at the arrival of fascism in America, but the current occupants of the White House consider themselves so above the possibility of misuse, so uniquely trustworthy, that they are allowed, in their own minds, to do what would be nascent fascism in any one else.

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