Two of the nation's most august journalistic organs are having a reprehensibility contest!
In this corner, the Washington Post has a sad because a war is ending.
And in this corner, the New York Times sneers at the peasants who think they have a right to know that their government is spying on them.
Mitigating factor, NYT: Self-awareness of public editor.
Exacerbating factor, NYT: Grotesque history of war-mongering.