Columnist Defends Libraries Against Call for Tighter USPAT

Columnist John Bogert responds to fellow columnist Deroy Murdock, who thought the US Patriot Act, particularly the provision about libraries, be strengthened. Bogert interpreted Murdock’s piece to say

You see, to protect ourselves we must first destroy all those things that we seek to protect.

Or as Calgacus said of the invading Romans on the eve of battle, “They make a desert and call it peace.”