You’ve got to be kidding me.

The Hill:

House Republican leaders are expected to introduce a resolution today condemning The New York Times for publishing a story last week that exposed government monitoring of banking records.

The resolution is expected to condemn the leak and publication of classified documents, said one Republican aide with knowledge of the impending legislation.

The resolution comes as Republicans from the president on down condemn media organizations for reporting on the secret government program that tracked financial records overseas through the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT), an international banking cooperative.

…President Bush criticized the reports during a press event Monday, calling the disclosure “disgraceful” and a “great harm” to national security.
Would that the Republicans, including President “Disgraceful” himself, were half as concerned about the outing of a covert CIA operative working on weapons proliferation, or going to war on a pack of lies “bad intelligence,” or still not properly securing our ports and making sure all incoming containers are checked, or any one of a number of other things that are both “disgraceful” and damaging to national security, but have the unique characteristic of being decisions made by them, as opposed to being reported by a fucking newspaper.

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