Thursday, January 05, 2006

Of Leaks and Blows

There is an interesting issue lurking at the intersections of the Plame affair, the CIA flights and prisons leak, and the NSA wiretapping leak. The issue is: what is a leak? The New York Times argues that only Plame involved a leak. The other two stories, according to the Times, involve brave whistle-blowers. Tom Maguire ably destroys this mendacity.