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- n. Plural form of leakee.
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Until, that is, someone came up with the bright idea of using 'misconduct in a public office' as a means of intimidating leakers and leakees alike.
From legal and political angles, it looks better if Administration officials were leakees, not leakers.
GITTINES: Your favorite leakees tend to be the New York Times, the Washington Post and the networks.
Rove’s reporters would call Libby to confirm and Libby’s reporters would call Rove to confirm, and each would only confirm to any other reproter not their “leakees”.
Steve Jobs starts suing people when he’s upset by leaks – unless the leakees are members of the lamescream media, of course.