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Obama on news leaks: A President must protect top secrets
He points out that the use of the term does not mean that the government was necessarily "going after" Rosen. But he also notes that no one, in or out of the news media, is above the law.
That is something that could easily backfire on press and public alike. Besides, the news media and the public already have the best shield of all: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
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