EVEN RICHER! Here is video on President Bush slamming the New York
slimes Times on the Intel "eavesdropping" leak earlier today, sorry for the poor screen quality, be happy I caught it at all! Just click play.
The Revolution will be blogged (by Jeff Goldstein)
Goldstein references Charles Martin, who writes:
It would appear that the Times is admitting that they released this information, knowing it would damage national security.
A reminder: 50 USC 1802:
(1) Notwithstanding any other law, the President, through the Attorney General, may authorize electronic surveillance without a court order under this subchapter to acquire foreign intelligence information for periods of up to one year[...]
Periodic review, we’re told, happened every 45 days.
The rapidity and forcefulness of the President’s response should frighten those who raced to find fault here. But then, when there are no consequences for making accusations, why not just go ahead and see what sticks, right? (Jeff Goldstein)
Hat tip Tom P via Protein Wisdom