On Friday night, James Risen of The New York Times appeared as a guest on Real Time with Bill Maher and, among other things, repeated the tired meme that Obama is Worse Than Bush when it comes to press freedom and whistleblowers.
They didn't barf up volumes of top secret documents onto the internet. They didn't flee the country. They didn't speak to overseas reporters about secret operations against China and the EU having zero to do with spying on Americans. Their claims were restricted solely to the abuses they witnessed firsthand.