The Times’ Editors Explain Why They Shouldn’t Go To Jail

This morning, the New York Times ran an editorial on its own blowing of the SWIFT terrorist finance tracking program, in which it explained why it’s a bad idea to bring criminal prosecutions against journalists. The paper also expressed astonishment that anyone could think that it was trying to damage the Bush administration by publishing leaks.

Blog of the Week Patterico’s Pontifications has fun with the Times editorial here.


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