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    Snowden's done is not the issue? I'm not criticizing his personality, his libertarianisim, his girlfriend, or any of the other things that have been declared off the table. I am criticizing the fact that he chose to reveal detailed, previously unknown, classified information, the nature of which he did not understand, to curry favor with his HK and Chinese hosts. Is that too now off the table?  What exactly can be discussed when talking about Snowden?

    •  what Snowden's blown the whistle on is the (3+ / 0-)

      issue, as much as you would rather it be Snowden and his escapades.

      "The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." ~George Orwell "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." ~Charles Beard

      by poligirl on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 03:48:13 PM PDT

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      •  I haven't talked about (0+ / 0-)

        Snowden's character or his escapades, because I don't really care about them. I have criticized a particular leak. Apparently, since you can't respond to my criticism, your only response is to lie about me and my motives. Pathetic.

        •  and the reasons behind the leak, hence behavior. (5+ / 0-)

          what i see is you desperately wanting to avoid addressing the massive and constitutionally dubious dragnet that is going on and even getting bigger under Obama.

          that's the main crux of the leaks. and Ed Snowden save for him being the one that leaked it, has nothing to do with those programs.

          but yes, you want to concentrate on what he's done since the US put his head on the chopping block after he let the leak heard round the world loose.

          "The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." ~George Orwell "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." ~Charles Beard

          by poligirl on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 05:59:18 PM PDT

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