Obama Still Likeable For Some But Whites Think He’s Angry, Justice Skewers Leakers, IRS Stonewalls Reporters, Priebus Blames It All On ‘Guerilla Warfare’: Tuesday Morning News Roundup 5-21-2013


Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.

  • Despite a plague of scandals, a recent CNN poll finds that President Barack Obama’s approval rating is holding steady at 53 percent. Seventy-nine percent of respondents to the poll said they would describe the President as likeable. We’re guessing there probably weren’t too many Associated Press reporters or heads of conservative non-profit groups polled.
  • Obama’s “most transparent Administration in history” has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined. Now the Obama Justice Department has made clear: It views journalists who pursue leaks as criminals. So long, 1st Amendment.

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