"Now child, don't question father's drinking, gambling and violence problems, you wouldn't understand."
He then suggested that the administration seemed to believe that “the truth should come out abroad; it shouldn’t come out here.”
The Obama administration, which promised during its transition to power that it would enhance “whistle-blower laws to protect federal workers,” has been more prone than any administration in history in trying to silence and prosecute federal workers.
In other words, has the motivation to catch leakers increased, or is it just the capability that has increased?
I think it's probably a mix of the two; I reckon some earlier administrations would have clamped down on leakers as hard, if they could have.