Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Cheney: Snowden a 'traitor'

Edward Snowden, latest leaker of the US Empire/journalist, is taking it in his stride as the US rhetoric pumps up. From here it's all rather predictable, the right wing nuts over there will demonise Snowden, telling all that he deserves to be punished for blowing the whistle on their dying Empire. They haven't called for his head yet/death penalty, but I think this is getting pretty close:

Snowden seems quite amused. This was his reaction to Cheney:
“This is a man who gave us the warrantless wiretapping scheme as a kind of atrocity warm-up on the way to deceitfully engineering a conflict that has killed over 4,400 and maimed nearly 32,000 Americans, as well as leaving over 100,000 Iraqis dead,” Snowden said. “Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American.” Read more
Cheney must be livid. 

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