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New York Times Rips DOJ For Spying on Reporters

Mike4166 Wrote: May 16, 2013 12:39 PM
The Slimes is upset only because after 4+ years of slavish devotion to Dear Leader, their compatriots would be spied on. Had these been reporters at MRC, Red State, Fox, WSJ, or here at TH, the Slimes editors wouldn't have uttered a peep.

The Associated Press isn't the only media outlet livid over Justice Department spying and snooping. The New York Times editorial board has written a scathing response to revelations of secret monitoring, calling it a fishing expedition to intimidate whistleblowers.

The Obama administration, which has a chilling zeal for investigating leaks and prosecuting leakers, has failed to offer a credible justification for secretly combing through the phone records of reporters and editors at The Associated Press in what looks like a fishing expedition for sources and an effort to frighten off whistle-blowers.

We are not...