Thursday, February 23, 2006

A Failure of the Press

A H/T to the intrepid USS Neverdock :

Thursday, February 23, 2006

US - MSM have capitulated to the Islamists

The Washington Post reports.

While we may disagree among ourselves about whether and when the public interest justifies the disclosure of classified wartime information, our general agreement and understanding of the First Amendment and a free press is informed by the fact -- not opinion but fact -- that without broad freedom, without responsibility for the right to know carried out by courageous writers, editors, political cartoonists and publishers, our democracy would be weaker, if not nonexistent. There should be no group or mob veto of a story that is in the public interest.


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