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Clarification And Correction

In my post on the TSA and The Nation article, I wrote this: To many, it seems to be a zero-sum game. If one doesn't choose to accept the premise that this entire brouhaha is an organic swarm commanding attention because of self-inflicted TSA

In my post on the TSA and The Nation article, I wrote this:

To many, it seems to be a zero-sum game. If one doesn't choose to accept the premise that this entire brouhaha is an organic swarm commanding attention because of self-inflicted TSA incompetence -- malevolence, even -- from a government intent on invading every single aspect of our lives and killing the constitution, then in Greenwald's estimation we must be "centro-facist" (see below) party hacks falling into lockstep and yessing every move with no regard for facts, liberties, or any combination thereof.

The term "centro-fascist" was one used by The Nation authors in their response to Glenn Greenwald here:

One disturbing part of Greenwald’s attack is when he accuses us of being some kind of Democratic Party centro-fascist goon duo patrolling the public, out to repress any citizen who doesn’t declare fealty to the two-party system:

To be clear, that term is not one Glenn used. The phrasing I used after removing the quote made it appear to be attributable to him when it was not. I had originally quoted the authors use of that term, and removed the quote for space limitations. In so doing, it left readers with the impression that he had used that specific term, which is incorrect. I'm very sorry for this mistake and want to personally apologize to Glenn for doing so.

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