A view from helicopter of the National Security Agency at Ft. Meade, Maryland, Photo: Reuters/Larry Downing

Ladies and gentlemen, General Keith Alexander, who insists that the NSA's only problem is a public misunderstanding about what information the agency does and does not collect, not the programs of mass data collection themselves:

“The way we’ve explained it to the American people has gotten them so riled up that nobody told them the facts of the program and the controls that go around it.”

[NYTimes.com]