You attempted to lay the blame squarely on Obamas doorstep and then got all incredulous when it was pointed out that spying on Merkel and other world leaders was instigated during Bushes tenure.<quoted text>
I didn't say anything about fault. That is the way things are done. I said him and his crew kneejerked an obvious lie instead dealing straightforward. It is that instinctive lying that creates the suspicions and credibility issue about what they are really about.
The latest revelations show that such knowledge was deliberately kept from Obama. This of course may all be pie in the sky, we will have to wait and see whether Obama knew or not but there is no doubt that intercepting Merkelís phone was originally the work of the intelligence services working directly for Bush.
If you want to p|ss into the wind then be prepared to get splashed