We should define for the record that partisanship is the same as hypocrisy, and that's exactly what we're seeing on this board and on the larger national discussion regarding security. During the Bush administration the left largely opposed the Patriot Act, and under the Obama administration we're seeing the right largely oppose the TSA's new security policies. So on one hand the left supports taking naked x-rays of people and invasive physical assaults on people who are going to ride an airplane, but does not support reading people's e-mails or listening to their phone calls. On the other hand we have the exact oppose situation going on with the right. The problem is that both sides support using government for invasive and unconstitutional assaults on personal liberty. It's simply that one side disagrees with the other on the means to achieve this goal. Now why is this? The answer should be clear. The Patriot Act is seen as Republican legislation, and the new TSA measures are occurring under a Democratic administration. It is clear that neither side has a problem with violating the personal liberty of Americans, but both sides are merely interested in attacking one another for political points. The left now adopts the rhetoric of the right from the Bush years regarding security, and the right is in opposition to anything the left does. No room for principle from either side.