Julian Assange/WikiLeaks: Sen. Ensign Refused Andrew Napolitano Definitions Journalist/Publisher

...John Ensign, debated vocal Wikileaks ally Judge Andrew Napolitano on Freedom Watch on Friday, and while he made clear who he was protecting, he had a hard time defining "journalists"– and why Assange doesn't count.

Julian Assange/WikiLeaks: Sen. Ensign Refused Andrew Napolitano Definitions Journalist/Publisher

The Republican Sen. Ensign, along with Senators Scott Brown (R) and Joe Lieberman (I), will introduce a bill in the Senate that would bar journalists from leaking the names of government informants whose lives may be jeopardized by their outing. ...

...Asked directly whether "if Julian Assange is not a journalist, and if Wikileaks is not a publisher, how do you define journalist and how do you define publisher, and isn't it dangerous to redefine these things after the fact?" Ensign repeatedly declined to define either title. ...

via Wikileaks Senate Bill - Julian Assange - Freedom Watch | Mediaite.

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