Mr. Kohn said the DOJ has forgotten about the protections of the First Amendment, which covers leaks to the media, and that the photo could scare its employees into self-censorship. Mr. Kohn explained that the photo “would have a chilling affect on legitimate speech. And some of the rhetoric used against whistleblowers could be construed as inciting to violence because they’ve turned up the rhetoric.”
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This is the image obtained by The Washington Times that shows the photo as part of the AFT training manual.