June 12, 2013 1:56PM

“No One Should Get a Free Pass.…”

Picture of Barack Obama and 2008 quote from him on telecom immunity

Thanks to Cato’s Caleb Brown for this graphic reminder of then‐​candidate Barack Obama’s hairpin backflip on the question of telecom immunity—one that was to prefigure his backflips on a long list of other surveillance and civil liberties issues.