These leakers have exposed a perfectly legal, perfectly sensible government operation that has undoubtedly helped round up hundreds of members of Al Qaeda and saved the lives of countless Americans. Exposing such a secret program is not whistle-blowing--it is high treason.No doubt about it: The cult of Dubya has definitely gone off the deep end, and is trying to drag America right down with it.
When I say “treason” I don’t mean it in an insulting or hyperbolic way. I mean [it] in a literal way: we need to find these 21st century Julius Rosenbergs, these modern day reincarnations of Alger Hiss, put them on trial before a jury of their peers, with defense counsel. When they are found guilty, we should then hang them by the neck until the are dead, dead, dead.
No sympathy. No mercy.
READ MORE: “Hanging the Messenger,” by Glenn Greenwald (Unclaimed Territory).