Get off your high horse, Blue. What the NSA is doing WEAKENS CYBER-SECURITY. It does so by placing backdoors into crucial internet services. Do you really think an identity thief would pass up a backdoor placed into a bank by the NSA?
There's a concept called "noblesse oblige". It's French for "Nobility Obliges". It means that power and/or prestige come with responsibility. A person in power should be a greater role model for society.