Washington Post PhotoNo wonder Woodward & Bernstein always used payphones with Deepthroat
The number one role journalists play in a free society such as ours (although now I'm starting to wonder) is guarding the rights of "The People" from The Powers That Be.
And it's a little hard to be an effective watchdog when those all-powerful entities are tapping your phone lines or perusing at will your email inbox.
But according to President Obama -- even after Guantanamo, Benghazi, and the drone program controversies -- his administration is "The most transparent administration in history."
Well as of a couple weeks ago I was thinking maybe somebody should get him a bottle of Windex.
But now, after the insidious invasion of privacy controversy of the past few days, brought to us by The Guardian, a British publication, an American reporter might want to ask our transparent President a follow up question: