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Claim: Snowden May Have Lied About China Contacts

Yesterday, the New York Times urged the Obama administration to offer Edward Snowden “a plea bargain or some form of clemency.” The paper called the former NSA contractor “a whistle-blower” for his exposure of “the vast scope” of the NSA’s “reach into the lives of hundreds of millions of people in the United States and around the globe.”

Perhaps Snowden is what the Times portrays him to be, a hero of sorts, yet the editors of the paper rushed to judgment. In their editorial they did not even raise the possibility that he passed along vital national security secrets to China. It is likely he did so.

Source: Daily Beast. Read full article. (link)

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    PaulW14 2 hours ago

    Are we allowed to swear on this comment section? I love that we can on reason.com's. Because I'd really like to tell every single one of the "Snowden's a Traitor" crowd to (insert swear word) off.
  • DEATFBIRSECIA||

    Who the fuck decided to put this crap on Reason? Smearjob by anonymous sources? What the fuck?!?!

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