I don't see a reason to excuse Republicans for using jingoistic propaganda to excuse expanding a surveillance state or Democrats for lying and denying what they're doing while they expand it.
If it's ok when your team does it - if you're only sorry that they got caught and then excuse it with rhetorical arguments like No True Scotsman you're either the problem or a useful idiot for those who are.
Sycodon was right with this snark: Will a Trump Presidency cause Slashdot editors to lose their minds and post story after story on how a Trump Presidency will affect (insert pet cause here) This is Slashdot and the lead wasn't 'How the MPAA will lose their minds when Trump kills TPP'. What has Dice done? I may clutch my perl$.