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Wed Mar 12, 2014, 10:10 PM

75. I could halfway buy that if the majority of the same people attacking Snowden

with silly personal attacks weren't making the same type of silly personal attacks on Greenwald, Assange, and Manning.

If "Everything Is Always All About Obama", then Snowden would have gone public with the information before the 2012 election.

I agree, it's good to scrutinize motives, but, based on your logic and assumption of facts, if Snowden wanted to bring down Obama, he would have revealed this info just prior to the 2012 election, assuming that he had the info at that time, which you seem to imply, in your OP, that he did have the info.

There are other reasons why your argument does not hold water, one of which is the very great probability that Snowden had to take great care and time to plan and time his whistleblowing so as to be successful, and not get caught and imprisoned by the most powerful spook agencies in the most powerful countries the world.

Obama is not perfect; and that's A-OK, because nobody is. Snowden kind of made him look bad, because this happened on Obama's watch. He had important information, that took him a long time to safely gather, to reveal. It would be silly to expect him to wait until after Obama's second term was over to release it, just to save lot of hurt feelings among his fervent admirers.

Isn't it time to stop attacking and complaining about Snowden, and see what we can do to help the President "take down the darker forces of the CIA and NSA and the select private firms that form the powerful elite. Selected in the 70s and 80s by Poppy Bush."?

Shooting the messenger over and over, and over again because of hurt feelings may make some people feel better, but it isn't going to solve our problem in any way.

Instead of shooting every messenger who makes us aware of serious problems, let's stop this silly waste of time and put that time in energy into something constructive.

Everything is not all about Obama.

It's all about us, the People.

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