It's one thing for the administration to toss random threats at the Fourth Estate regarding the publishing of leaks but it's quite another to actually act on those threats.
A federal grand jury in Alexandria is investigating unauthorized leaks of classified information and has issued a subpoena to a fired National Security Agency officer who has acknowledged talking with journalists about the agency's warrantless surveillance program, according to documents released yesterday.
The 23-member grand jury is "conducting an investigation of possible violations of federal criminal laws involving unauthorized disclosure of classified information" under the Espionage Act and other statutes, according to a document accompanying the subpoena.
I haven't read Glenn Greenwald's page today but dollars to donuts he tears into this Justice Department stupidity.
Viva la First Amendment!