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Obama jabs Russia, China on failure to extradite Snowden

DAKAR (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would not start "wheeling and dealing" with China and Russia over a U.S. request to extradite former American spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Obama, who appeared concerned that the case would overshadow a three-country tour of Africa that he began in Senegal, also dismissed suggestions that the United States might try to intercept Snowden if he were allowed to depart Moscow by air.

"No, I'm not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker," he told a news conference in Dakar. Snowden turned 30 last week.


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What Does His Age Have To Do With Anything?


"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Finally he did something mature imo

"No, I'm not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker," .

But he simply mite want to send in a CIA ground squad into get him, instead of the big hoopla that mite be caused by an in air interception.



It's funny to see him upset. Notice he never directly admits 'they are after him', but that he is pressuring other countries to 'do the right thing, globally'.

Too funny.

Southern Agrarian