Saturday, July 6, 2013

"I'm not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker."

Thus spoke President Obama about attempts to capture Edward Snowden during a visit to Senegal. Instead, the President twisted the arms of our allies to close their airspace and force the landing of the plane of the president of a sovereign nation, in order to try to capture "a 29-year-old-hacker."

This should make us wonder:  why is this 29-year-old-hacker so important to the President? UPDATE: If,  this article's argument that forcing down the Bolivian president's plane was an act of piracy is correct, then what does that say about America and its allies?

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