July 16, 2002

The Los Angeles Times today reported on an apparently leaked memo from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, warning that the continuous leaking of Pentagon information "is damaging our country's ability to stop terrorist acts and is putting American lives at risk." ["Rumsfeld Says Leaks to Media Aid Al Qaeda"]

The article focuses on Rumsfeld's anger over a New York Times report on plans to invade Iraq, based on classified Pentagon documents, but fails at any point to acknowledge the obvious irony in reporting on a leaked memo about leaked memos, though perhaps they're saving that for the next article.
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