Vandeveld, once lead prosecutor in seven military commissions cases, bravely resigned in protest and has endured a smear campaign courtesy of the Office of Military Commissions. It's not hard to understand why more whistleblowers aren't coming forward to bring to light inappropriate behavior in the flawed military commissions system.
The problem? Our Kos diaryist has not been paying attention, or she would have known about other such unsung heroes as
Rear Admiral Jane Dalton
Colonel Morris Davis
Major David J. R. Frakt
Colonel Stephen Henley
All of which were covered here in detail ... four months ago.
Some of the people who missed this story are the same folks who keep asking me where Libertarians were when Dubya shredded the US Constitution.
The answer: pointing it out, just like we have been doing during the Obama administration to a great reception of silence from the ranks of his supporters, who act like they are geniuses when they finally figure things out.