Top 5 Sad Attempts at Whitewashing the NSA Snowden StorySubmitted by George Strait on Sun, 06/23/2013 - 14:59
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The mainstream media and public officials have taken a few strange, ironic and hypocritical stances to try to defuse the public outrage over the NSA program used to spy on American citizens. Here's the most offensive stories I've seen so far.
1. Snowden, not the NSA, is a threat to privacy
The New Yorker has the best one I've seen so far, in that acknowledges the ridiculousness: read it here.
From a sanctimonious NSA spokesman, who I somehow hope was suppressing laughter, we get this,
"Only by bringing Mr. Snowden to justice can we safeguard the most precious of American rights: privacy."
Somehow, America will only be safe from attacks on their privacy when, and only when, Ed Snowden is in jail. Please explain, NSA. I'm all ears. Actually, you are, too.
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