Monday, June 18, 2012
Every Leak Has A Purpose
I was proud to be exposed
by Your Excellency,
I just wish, wish you gave me
time to flee
Yeah, it's too bad about that Pakistani doctor who helped us find bin Laden. I hope those 33 years in prison will go by fast.
Same with the Saudi-British agent inside al Qaeda in Yemen. I mean, the one who used to be inside. Oops, we did it again!
And then there is the NYT story about cyber attacks on Iran's nuclear program, the one that refers to interviews with three dozen White House and administration sources.
You know, if Senator Dianne Feinstein is really as mad about these leaks as she says she is, then she will put some White House officials under oath before her Senate Intelligence Committee and ask them questions. Why wait for Attorney General Holder's criminal investigations to proceed at their customary glacial pace when you have your own subpoena power?
Here's an idea: why doesn't Feinstein publicly ask President Obama to order any of his staffers with knowledge of these leaks to testify before her committee? Since, he has said he has zero tolerance for these leaks and is deeply offended by the suggestion that he might have tolerated them.
Why, I'll bet Feinstein and Obama together could get to the bottom of this mystery in no time. Because, after all, they say that's what they want.