The Transportation Security Administration is going after bloggers who wroteOK, perhaps I am just a simple knuckle-dragging idiot, but I need someone to explain this to me...
about a directive to increase security after the incident.
TSA special agents served subpoenas to travel bloggers Steve Frischling and
Chris Elliott, demanding that they reveal who leaked the security directive to
them. The government says the directive was not supposed to be disclosed to the public.
The government says that rules specifically targeted at the traveling public, and rules that must be publicly announced to the traveling public while in transit....are not supposed to be disclosed to the traveling public????
Vital classified national security secrets to the NYT is no big whup, but unclassified rules for public citizens in the hands of those citizens is worthy of prosecution...This is not the transparency I was hoping for....
[Hat Tip: Confederate Yankee]