April 18, 2014

Edward Snowden: Putin's Useful Idiot

Robert Tracinski, The Federalist

The Associated Press

Snowden just got a lesson in his propaganda value when he was invited to appear by video during a television interview with Vladimir Putin to ask whether Russia engages in mass surveillance of its citizens. Putin said no — though it’s telling that the main reason he gave was lack of money and equipment — and then went on to declare that Russia’s “special services” are strictly government by law. Which is, of course, a total lie.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin, NSA, Edward Snowden

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