WIKI WHACKY: OATH-BREAKING CROOK IS NEVER A HERO
I don't know whether WikiLeaks is good journalism or in the public interest. I get the sunshine arguments. The arguments about how this is not anything but confirmation of what other countries already knew was going on. Guess I'll leave all that to the self-annointeds like Howie Kurtz.
Here is what I know a little bit about: To work with classified information, you make a pledge to hold it close and to follow the rules about computer usage. It isn't easy. Just in my case (I keep people's secrets for a living). it limits the way I can use a computer, how I store stuff, what kind of smartphone I can use and sometimes even whether I can acknowledge somebody, sitting right next to me, is within my acquaintances. Handling classified information is equally complicated and solemn.