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New York Times Rips DOJ For Spying on Reporters

spartacus3344 Wrote: May 16, 2013 12:47 PM
Idiots. The NYT enabled this administration, the media is now reaping that which they have sown....

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...