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Charles Krauthammer: Edward
Snowden not vindicated

Politico, by Jose Delreal

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Posted By:toledo, 12/17/2013 9:11:51 AM

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer on Monday noted that even while the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s spying network is in question, “it isn’t as if Snowden is vindicated.” Krauthammer’s comments on Fox News follow U.S. District Judge Richard Leon’s ruling in favor of five plaintiffs challenging the NSA’s collection of their phone meta-data. Judge Leon on Monday ruled only on those specific cases, but his ruling could invite broader appeals. “He’s only one judge. We have no idea how this would end up in the Supreme Court,” explained Krauthammer on Fox News Monday. “What [Judge] Leon is arguing is that

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 12/17/2013 9:30:34 AM     (No. 9657106)

Whatever is decided on Snowden, it is evident beyond dispute that Charles does not have the gift of discernment. He voted for Obama in 2008.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 12/17/2013 9:36:45 AM     (No. 9657114)

The public would have no idea this was happening if not for Snowden. He may not be a hero but I am glad he did what he did.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: frede, 12/17/2013 10:22:37 AM     (No. 9657177)

Generally I agree with Krauthhammer, but this time i take exception.

Snowden implemented what Obama promised, openness and transparency in government. Now Obama is mad that someone helped him keep his word.
Likewise for Manning

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gordon Mills, 12/17/2013 10:35:57 AM     (No. 9657194)

What´s Charlie gonna say when Snowden/Greenwald are announced as Nobel Peace Prize winners?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StuartL, 12/17/2013 12:33:33 PM     (No. 9657419)

Not vindicated? The heck he isn´t.

The thinking in the serious tech community is that he deserves the Congressional Medal of Honor.

As for CK, he blotted his copybook five and a half years ago. I´m not about to issue him a brand-new one.

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