(Business Insider) The New York Times’ editorial board ripped the Obama administration in a scathing editorial Thursday afternoon, writing that it has “now lost all credibility” after revelations that the administration has been collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers.
It came as something of a surprise, considering the board’s normally friendly view toward the administration.
But in the editorial, the Times’ board criticized the Obama administration in much of the same way it scrutinized the Bush administration. It wrote that the Obama administration’s justification for the program — the Patriot Act — is not good enough:
Read the New York Times editorial.