Why Wikileaks

Instapundit » Blog Archive » THOUGHTS ON THE POLITICS OF WIKILEAKS, from Pejman Yousefzadeh. “In addition to their being no big …

Been trying to figure out the whole Wikileaks thing – not the good or bad of it so much as why it’s allowed to happen. When someone is allowed to embarrass a president and powerful country, there must be a reason all the powers involved have been either limited or released.

Glenn Reynold’s comments in the above link come the closest to explaining things:

If I were more suspicious, I would say that this is someone’s effort — perhaps someone burned by leaks in the past Administration — to teach the career bureaucrats who were behind those leaks that leaking may be a bad thing, and that a world in which any statement may be leaked to the press is not a world that’s good for them.

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One Response to Why Wikileaks

  1. griffithinsider says:

    Am writing a thesis on Public Trust in WikiLeaks, the Media and the Government and need to know what your opinions are. The online survey is multiple choice and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Please follow the link: http://www.kwiksurveys.com/?s=ILLLML_9669e09d. Would be great if you would encourage others to do the survey also.

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