Thursday, October 07, 2004

No One Should Be above the Law -- Not Even a Reporter

This will invoke a lot of whining about "freedom of the press" and "chilling effects," but "due process of law" won't get a mention:
Judge Holds Reporter in Contempt in Leak Probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge held a New York Times reporter in contempt on Thursday for refusing to testify in the investigation of whether the Bush administration illegally leaked a covert CIA officer's name to the media....
The emphasis is mine, all mine.