Concerns Raised Over Potential Leaks of Classified Info by Obama Administration to Filmmakers

Alan Sexton
Green Mountain Scribes

Aroused by an August 6 New York Times (NYT) article by left-leaning Op/Ed Columnist Maureen Dowd, the House Committee on Homeland Security on Tuesday sent a letter to the Inspectors General of the Defense Department and the CIA requesting they investigate the Obama administrations reported leaking of classified information to Hollywood filmmakers.

Dowd caught the attention of the Homeland Security Committee by reporting in the article that

“The moviemakers are getting top-level access to the most classified mission in history from an administration that has tried to throw more people in jail for leaking classified information than the Bush administration.”

In the article, Dowd conveys the administrations motives for leaking the information and exposes the efforts of the cooperative leftists filmmakers, writing

“The White House is also counting on the Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal big-screen version of the killing of Bin Laden to counter Obama’s growing reputation as ineffectual. The Sony film by the Oscar-winning pair who made “The Hurt Locker” will no doubt reflect the president’s cool, gutsy decision against shaky odds. Just as Obamaland was hoping, the movie is scheduled to open on Oct. 12, 2012 — perfectly timed to give a home-stretch boost to a campaign that has grown tougher…”

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