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Posted at 7:30 PM ET, 04/20/2010

Protesters with selective outrage

By editors

By Cheryl Braunstein

I am appalled at the notion of armed protesters gathering to protest “the Democratic Congress’s capitulation to a ‘totalitarian socialism’ that tramples individual rights.”

Where were the protesters in 2001 when a Republican-led Congress passed and a Republican president signed the so-called Patriot Act, which allows for indefinite detention of legal immigrants, searches of citizens’ private homes without their knowledge, and review of their phone and e-mail communications and medical, financial and library records without a warrant or court order?

By editors  | April 20, 2010; 7:30 PM ET
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