January 26, 2018

Otequay of the Ayday

Meanwhile, the Department of Justice has officially warned the House Intelligence Committee not to release its memo. It's like the possible defendant in a criminal trial threatening prosecutors for having the audacity to reveal alleged evidence to the judge and jury.

This is the first time I can recall open government groups and many reporters joining in the argument to keep the information secret. They are strangely uncurious about alleged improprieties with implications of the worst kind: Stasi-like tactics used against Americans. "Don't be irresponsible and reveal sources and methods," they plead.

Liberal Establishment Media Refugee Sharyl Attkisson in today's Hill editorial: As walls close in on FBI, the bureau lashes out at its antagonists

2016 Banana Republic Quote of the Day Posted by JohnGalt at January 26, 2018 2:25 PM

"... [F]irst time I can recall open government groups and many reporters joining in the argument to keep the information secret."

With all respect to the brave, ballsy Ms. Attkisson, not certain about that.

Posted by: jk at January 26, 2018 3:03 PM

Let's just say that Woodward and Bernstein could not be reached for comment.

Posted by: johngalt at January 29, 2018 3:22 PM

Neither could Daniel Ellsberg.

Posted by: Keith Arnold at January 29, 2018 4:08 PM

Or Chelsea Manning, who is too busy mounting a "fight" for Maryland's United States Senate seat.

Posted by: johngalt at January 30, 2018 3:28 PM | What do you think? [4]