Skip to comments.Newsweek Sat on NSA Story for "Security Concerns"
Posted on 12/28/2005 5:57:05 PM PST by RealTeen
Ive recently been in touch with an anonymous source of mine whos in contact with someone inside Newsweek. It appears that Newsweek had also known about the NSA Wiretap Story, but sat on it. My source says the following:
"Isikoff basically had the NSA story wrapped up, but Newsweek thought there were too many security concerns involved, so they decided not to run it"
Isikoff is referring to one of Newsweeks ace reporters, Michael Isikoff. This is a big development, because it implies two things. First off, someone in the government leaked this information to several sources, including the New York Times and Newsweek. Secondly, Newsweek had the common sense to know that this type of story would jeopardize our national security, whereas the New York Times, in a rash of traitorous behavior, decided to jeopardize our security just to get a story out there that bashes the Bush administration. My source also says:
"Newsweek will likely be running a story on this early next week. My best guess is Tuesday, although Im unsure at this point."
Well keep you up to date with any developments, and well of course retract if we find out that any of this information is not true.
Wow, Isikoff acted like a real american. Maybe I've been wrong about him.
Saaay...Didn't I hear you on Rush's show last week?
Newsweak strikes again!
Don't get too warm and fuzzy about Newsweek. One of their reps was on MSNBC and said that Hillary is a shoo in for the Dems and McCain is the darling of the GOP for '08.... they are truly clueless on some things politic.
I agree, but I found it surprising that Newsweek would have the common sense to understand the secure concerns this could cause. And it was the editors, not Isikoff. Isikoff was actually pretty miffed that they didn't run it, or so my source is saying.
Let me correct that to read:
Newsweak strikes again (or maybe not)!
Shouldn't this be back at breaking news where it belongs? My source is credible...
Yeah, I agree, the Dems can bring up whoever they please, but; the Republicans will not bring up McCain, because no Conservative will vote for him.
Ping an Admin Moderator.
They make the decisions around here as to what belongs in the Breaking News sidebar.
Once again, good work. I look forward to seeing the outcome of your story.
Rocky is leaking but nothing will be done about it beacuse he is above the law since he is a Congresscritter. Also see Rockefeller Implicated in Plot to Leak Secret War Intel
Isikof doesn't suprise me. He's a media whore, sounds like someone at Newsweek actually cares about our security over a 'scoop.'
I have to tell you, I almost fell out of bed when he said that.
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