Leaks are totally American – they’re just easier now
Wired - 02/16/2017
What may make the Trump administration leaks—which range from executive order drafts to classified conversations—seem extraordinary is the unprecedented pace.
“This is a faucet, not a fine mesh sieve,” says Candice Delmas, professor of philosophy and political science at Northeastern University.
The full extent of the leaks, and their impact, remains to be seen. The deluge could wound the Trump administration, forcing Congress to investigate Russia’s alleged connections to Trump staffers, past and present. It could also, perversely, help keep any single report from sticking.