The Chicago Tribune and reporter John Chase are leaking, again

Why is the Chicago Tribune quoting unreleased DoJ audio tapes of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's phone conversations? And how did Trib reporters get the transcripts? On December 11, 2011, the American Thinker posted the story, complete with photo, of how, "When former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich faced media microphones after he was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison, the Chicago reporter who told Blago that the feds were bugging his phones stood beside his man. (Video)" The Tribune reporter, John Chase, passed the information to Blago, through one of Blago's supporters, just as persons representing Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. were putting together a money package to buy J.J. Jr. the U.S. Senate seat once held by Barack Obama. Soon after that, then U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald arrested Blago in order to stop a "crime spree."  The December 2011 article posted on the American Thinker asked this question: "The reporter who alerted Blago that the feds...(Read Full Post)