Mugged by government

A civil libertarian, constitutional conservative is a conservative who's been mugged  -- by the government. 

Good for KT McFarland, as reported by The Daily Caller:

Reagan-era defense official KT McFarland told Fox News on Tuesday she's "come full circle" on her previous support for the National Security Agency's phone spying program, claiming she's now worried no safeguards exist "to prevent the [future] abuse of power."