The newspapers that endangered national security by publishing illegally leaked classified information are even more obstreperous than I thought! It turns out that President Bush personally summoned the editors of the New York Times to ask them not to publish the eavesdropping-on-terrorists story, and pleaded with the editors of the Washington Post that they refrain from publishing the CIA jails story-as you well know by now, to no avail. The treachery of the media knows no bounds. The President called this insane behavior "shameful", and he's exactly right. This has got to stop. During World War II, these stiffnecked editors would have been run out of town on a rail.
Bush Presses Editors on Security