What Did We Learn from NBC’s Interview with Edward Snowden? Treason or Patriotism?

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NBC’s Brian Williams had the opportunity to interview Edward Snowden for a 1 hour long segment that aired on May 28. Several new capabilities of the NSA were talked about by Snowden, some of which would cause quite a chilling effect on the American populace, if true.

Well, we all learned that he likes The Wire, which we’ll give to him as completely true.

On the more serious note, Snowden now says that he worked for both the CIA and NSA undercover overseas, and that he was not a simple low-level contractor. In fact, he claims to have been trained as a spy, in the traditional sense.

“When they say that I am a low-level systems administrator, that I don’t know what I am talking about, I’d say it’s somewhat misleading,” Snowden told NBC’s Brian Williams.

Snowden cited the NSA’s ability to…

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