Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made a brash if not seriously irresponsible response to the Presidents seeming disinterest in the WikiLeaks scandal by declaring “We’re not scared of one guy with one keyboard and a laptop.”
Have we forgotten that a few fanatical Muslims with a laptop, a keyboard, a few cell phones and a world of determination brought America’s center and symbol of commerce to the ground in dust with these few electronic devices?
Have the lives of those secret operatives and law enforcement agents come to mean so little to those who are deeply insulated in the White House and far from the back alleys, darkened street corners and dangerous battlefields of the world? If their lives are lost or their work is compromised by WikiLeaks haven’t we all been accosted by a mere keyboard?
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Gibbs has earned a reputation for endless verbiage that says absolutely nothing but, this is a level of nonchalance in truth telling that is insulting to those who have taken the internet seriously as an information platform.
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