DEEP STATE UPDATE: Rand Paul: ‘I’m Worried That I Could be Targeted by My Own Intelligence Community.’ “The Kentucky lawmaker added that eavesdropping and subsequent leaking to the press needs to be punished, regardless of politics. He said millions of Americans are changing their behavior because of the intelligence community’s surveillance program, and ‘that’s wrong.'”

And in spite of this, the “intelligence community” has presided over a series of mind-boggling debacles over the past 25 years.