"we're surveilling you in order to prevent terrorist attacks."
"You'll just have to agree to this surveillance in order to be safe."
That worked really well in Boston, didn't it?
"We don't listen to your phone conversations."
"We don't know your name - only your phone number."
If you have a phone number, you have a name. It's as simple as that.
It's taking this loon 15 minutes to say what a normal person could say in 2 minutes.