Skip to comments.ABC Portrays Obama Admin Pursuing Security Leaks--Not As Possible Source of Them
Posted on 06/09/2012 6:00:40 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
If an extraterrestrial had tuned into Good Morning America today and watched ABC News's report on national security leaks, he would have come away thinking the Obama administration was valiantly, aggressively pursuing the leakers. ET wouldn't have learned that there is good reason to suspect that the source of the leaks . . . is the Obama administration itself.
An attentive viewer might have noticed that the screen graphic referred to the White House and Congress being investigated. But the report by ABC's Pierre Thomas never hinted that the Obama administration was itself being accused of being the source of the leaks. To the contrary, Thomas framed the issue this way: "freedom of the press and the public's right to know is now on collision course with the government's desire to protect national security secrets." Translation: the Obama admin is, even at the risk of impinging on other values, leading the fight to protect national security. Gag us with a background briefing!
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ABC twists scandal of security leaks into story about Obama admin aggressively fighting against them. Gag alert ping to Today show list.
From what I’ve seen about one of the “prosecutors,” he is an Obama party hack.
And E. Holder being the one to appoint him is a very bad joke.
This will go nowhere at all.
This is as laughable as Eric Holder’s appointment of two Justice Department lawyers to investigate Fast and Furious.
Yeah, and I’ve got a bridge to sell ya...
O.J. Simpson: "I will not rest until I find the killer!"
Brennan and Carney leaked plenty of classified info ON CAMERA after the Seal OBL raid.
I agree with you. I don’t trust Holder and don’t think he wants to get to the bottom of any of this.
It’s probably his secretary who is leaking the info.
And the Obama Admin ivestigating the Blago corruption and pronouncing themselves not guilty. And the Rezko corruption and pronouncing themselves not guilty.
If Fast and Furious OR the Classified Leaks had happened within a Republican Admin, Big Media would be covering them like they did Watergate. But for now it’s ‘nothing to see here, move along’.
Holder needs to be looking in the same place OJ is.
It’s almost unbelievable the lengths the MSM go to to protect and boost this president.
In fact, nobody would believe it if it wasn’t proven daily.
the scary thing is that people who are only marginally interested in politics rely on these news sources.
The wonks like us go to the Internet or Fox News (yes, they are fair and balanced).
Obama is going to lend a hand looking for the source of the leak , along with OJ, on the golf course.
Even odds Holder finds some guy named Scooter to hang it on, based on superior knowledge of course.
This doesn’t negate your point in general terms, but the 2 JustUs lawyers are investigating leaks, not F&F.
The investigation will lead back to Biden. The guy is such a tool. They told him to break the ice on gay marriage and he did it. They told him to “talk up” Obama’s tough stance on terrorists and he did it - leaking sensitive info in the process.
This will allow Obama to throw Biden under the bus and appoint a new veep. At the same time it enhances his “tough guy” image, and shows that he won’t tolerate leaks.
Biden, of course, was just following orders, but he will fall on his sword because he such a dummy and in debt to the Zero for his Veep legacy.
This band of clowns has investigated itself before and found nothing. Should we expect more this time?
It almost sounds like someone is expecting honesty from this group of criminals.
Guess I missread the story about Holder ordering an investigation.
That dog won’t hunt...
I really don’t think it is possible for Obama to be a “traitor” in the traditional sense. For instance Benedict Arnold was the ultimate traitor because is originally had genuine loyalties to the American cause. Obama has no loyalties to America, so it is impossible for him to be a traitor. We don’t even know if he was ever even born here.
Actually, given the "usual suspects" in this Administration, I was kinda thinking more like