Obama campaign brags about its whistleblower persecutionsExcuse me if I don't join in Democrats' sycophantic cheerleading for an Obama presidency that has shredded laws and liberties
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For several decades, protection of whistleblowers has been a core political value for Democrats, at least for progressives. Daniel Ellsberg has long been viewed by liberals as an American hero for his disclosure of the top secret Pentagon Papers. In 2008, candidate Obama hailed whistleblowing as "acts of courage and patriotism", which "should be encouraged rather than stifled as they have been during the Bush administration".