Fox News responded to the State Department’s order for “nonemergency” government personnel to leave Yemen on Tuesday by suggesting that the administration is deliberately leaking intelligence to bolster its public image and distract from other scandals. [...]
“If the White House is revealing secrets, does that sound familiar? They’re trying to prosecute a guy in Moscow who revealed some secrets when he was in Hong Kong,” Fox’s Judge Andrew Napolitano said on ‘Fox & Friends’ adding, “if the White House is revealing secrets to make the White House look good, the revelation of which tips off or hands to the enemy, that is not good.”
According to Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy, it appears that the Obama administration is “working overtime” to distract from ongoing fake scandals, while Greenwald more or less believes the same thing, casting doubt on the idea that any threat exists today.
I know where this is headed, but it isn’t going to work. If this story had come about this time next year, it may have had the affect of depressing midterm voter turnout, but as it stands the boy has already cried wolf a dozen times.
Read Bob’s column today for a more in-depth take on the convergence of Greenwald, Glenn Beck, and Alex Jones.