A sign marks the National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md. After 9/11, there were no shades of gray. There are plenty now. The vigorous debate over the collection of phone records, and the narrow House vote to maintain the practice, buries any notion that challenging the national security efforts of the government is out of line, even unpatriotic.
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published Thursday, July 25th, 2013