"The Associated Press has a big story this morning about the New York
Police Department's Constitution-shredding surveillance of the city's
Muslims. Here's the opening:
'A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence
unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying incriminating things
as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and
collecting the names of innocent people attending study groups on Islam,
he told The Associated Press. ...'"
"... If you were wondering why the NYPD's spy-on-the-Muslims program
failed to produce useful leads, you now have part of the answer."