This is where slippery slope fallacy isn't really a fallacy. In just today's news, there are several different versions of assault on our liberties enumerated in the Constitution. And while you may be in favor of some of those assaults (from both Right and Left), I can assure you that ALL of them will eventually get passed, when nobody is looking or paying attention. And the real criminals, those in congress violating their oath, will be congratulated by those that support their party blindly.
So, no, it isn't hyperbole.