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Response to George Gently (Reply #25)

Sun May 26, 2013, 10:12 PM

27. You probably think it is illegal for a reporter to ask a government employee for classified info.

But it's not illegal. Unless Obama/Holder just made it illegal by re-interpreting the Espionage Act of 1917. It kind of looked like that was what they were trying to do, judging by the wording in the application for a warrant. I figure they just wanted to read Mr. Rosen's emails. They just needed a reason that would get by the judge so they decided to investigate him for espionage because they know judges are very deferential on national security issues.

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