So, first we learn that the IRS improperly targeted Tea Party and other conservative groups for tax scrutiny. Now we learn that the Justice Department searched the e-mails of a Fox News reporter, and tracked his phone calls and his comings and goings.
You can’t make this up.
[T]he Obama Justice Department not only subpoenaed Rosen’s private e-mails but also said that Rosen was “an aider and abettor and/or co-conspirator” in the alleged crime.
Rosen was not charged with any crime, but it is unprecedented for the government, in an official court document, to accuse a reporter of breaking the law for conducting the routine business of reporting on government secrets.
If you emailed James Rosen, or received an email from him, on June 10/11, 2009, Google gave it to the FBI. newyorker.com/online/blogs/n…
— Ryan Lizza (@RyanLizza) May 20, 2013
That’s so encouraging.