James Risen’s Kindergarten Bloggers

If James Risen’s blogger critics were in kindergarten, as the New York Times reporter suggests, when he broke the story about the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping in 2005, then presumably they would have been in pre-K in 2004 when he first learned about the surveillance program. They would have moved up a grade as his paper sat on the story for a year (Extra! Update, 2/06), keeping news of the illegal spying under wraps until long after the 2004 elections. Apparently Risen’s critics were born sometime around 1999, when Risen was helping to railroad atomic scientist Wen Ho Lee with false […]