Media Icon Attacks the Administration

More trouble is brewing for the Obama administration. Liberal icon and Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein has publicly criticized the Dept. of Justice -- and thus the Administration -- for accessing the phone records of the Associated Press. Newsmax reports that: Investigative reporter Carl Bernstein on Tuesday called the scandal involving the Department of Justice securing telephone records of Associated Press reporters and editors a "nuclear event." "This is outrageous," Bernstein said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "It is totally inexcusable. This administration has been terrible on this subject from the beginning. "The object of it is to intimidate people who talk to reporters," he said. "This was an accident waiting to become a nuclear event, and now it's happened." [SNIP] "The numerical thing doesn't matter," said Bernstein, a former Washington Post reporter who, along with Bob Woodward, broke the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon. "What matters is, this...(Read Full Post)