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Politicizing Intelligence

The Obama administration leaks and spins.

Feb 15, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 21 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES
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But it’s also understandable that Kit Bond and other members of Congress are outraged: “After telling me to keep my mouth shut, the White House discloses sensitive information in an effort to defend a dangerous and unpopular decision to mirandize Abdulmutallab, and I’m supposed to apologize?”

The American people have reason to be concerned for our security—and outraged about the administration’s putting politics first.

—Stephen F. Hayes

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