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  •  I guess the canary would be the press that (4+ / 0-)

    reported on the leak, so yeah, they kind of don't want to have a canary.

    Defending the theft of our freedom by the government is not a legitimate difference of opinion on a political matter -- it is a deeply un-American attitude that deserves nothing but scorn and derision.--Dallasdoc

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 07:23:13 AM PDT

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    •  The whistleblower and the press are the leak (1+ / 0-)
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      The canary is just the means by which the whistleblower and the press are detected.  

      Hmm...I think I'll stop now before I stretch this metaphor too far.

      Anger can be power. You know that you can use it.

      by sciguy on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 08:00:05 AM PDT

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      •  Um, well then, the canary is what-- (0+ / 0-)

        the fact that people turn on the news?

        Defending the theft of our freedom by the government is not a legitimate difference of opinion on a political matter -- it is a deeply un-American attitude that deserves nothing but scorn and derision.--Dallasdoc

        by SouthernLiberalinMD on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 08:12:39 AM PDT

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