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GOP Senator: Christie’s NSA Remarks ‘Tantamount to Political Pornography’

mike leePlenty of Republicans are divided on the question of civil liberties. Chris Christie made it known this week exactly where he stands when he said, “You can’t enjoy your civil liberties if you’re in a coffin.”

Since then, few Republicans has been more outspoken against Christie than Senator Mike Lee, who said on MSNBC Tuesday Christie should retract his “unnecessarily inflammatory” remarks.

Well, today, Lee really upped the ante when he told CNN’s Carol Costello, “I view that as a statement tantamount to political pornography.”

He again said Christie should be ashamed of himself, dismissed his “absurd” false choice, and asked, “How many acts of terrorism have been thwarted simply because the NSA is collecting telephone data on what your grandmother calls?”

Watch the video below, via CNN:

[h/t WaPo]
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