In recent days, politicians such as Ron Paul have used the NSA surveillance scandal to make paranoid claims about the nature of US government surveillance, suggesting, for example, that the government might target Snowden with a drone or missile. Time‘s Joe Klein and DC bureau chief David Corn discuss this rising paranoia, which Klein discussed in a recent column, on MSNBC‘s Hardball:
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