What? I Said "Trust NASA." What Did You Think I Said? - Lowering the Bar. Surely, this has to be a misquote. Somebody at the Tampa Bay Times must have been smoking something in the back before they logged on to the computer to typeset the headline. Surely, the President didn't say that we should trust the NSA, did he? Isn't that what the philandering spouse says, when he or she is trying to follow the mantra: deny,deny,deny? I know, let's get past this. Let's give a speech on education. We need to teach our children to trust their Government.