May 22, 2014

MICHAEL KINSLEY: Greenwald Is Awful, And The Press Should Be Censored. He’s half right, but it’s not the important half.

It seems clear, at least to me, that the private companies that own newspapers, and their employees, should not have the final say over the release of government secrets, and a free pass to make them public with no legal consequences.

Well, so much for the Pentagon Papers case. Here’s my problem: I don’t for a minute think that Kinsley would say this if we had a Republican in the White House.