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  • indepenedenceday indepenedenceday Jun 25, 2013 10:06 AM Flag

    Snowden worked for the Romney campaign and was so devastated by Romney's defeat that he decided to

    betray his country. Typical right wing nut.

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    • From the Guardian interview questions:
      My question: given the enormity of what you are facing now in terms of repercussions, can you describe the exact moment when you knew you absolutely were going to do this, no matter the fallout, and what it now feels like to be living in a post-revelation world? Or was it a series of moments that culminated in action? I think it might help other people contemplating becoming whistleblowers if they knew what the ah-ha moment was like. Again, thanks for your courage and heroism.
      Snowden's Answer:
      'The consent of the governed is not consent if it is not informed'I imagine everyone's experience is different, but for me, there was no single moment. It was seeing a continuing litany of lies from senior officials to Congress - and therefore the American people - and the realization that that Congress, specifically the Gang of Eight, wholly supported the lies that compelled me to act. Seeing someone in the position of James Clapper - the Director of National Intelligence - baldly lying to the public without repercussion is the evidence of a subverted democracy. The consent of the governed is not consent if it is not informed.

      Well said! Even if he was a wingbot.

 
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