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That Little Wimp On The Sports Reporters

By on 9.20.06 | 4:50PM

Two San Francisco Chronicle reporters are facing jail time if they do not tell prosecutors who were their sources on the Barry Bonds-steroid story. Who is to blame? Why, George W. Bush, of course! From Mike Loopy-ka:

Fainaru-Wada and Williams became the heroes of a story that began with an IRS raid on what was then a little-known Bay Area company called BALCO. They did not deal in the kind of half-truths that this administration used to send us into war in Iraq. Fainaru-Wada and Williams told us the truth. That has become a risky business, though, in George Bush's America.

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