#1 By: Xeni Jardin, July 26th, 2013 09:25
#2 By: Andrew_Glines, July 26th, 2013 13:47
Well, it's a good thing Mr. Snowden is straight, or he'd have been in jail the minute he set foot in Russia.
#4 By: c, July 26th, 2013 14:21
So. . . a "strong determination" not to let Russia's relationship with the US suffer over the matter, "no matter how the situation develops," and that Russia "did not hand over, does not hand over and will not hand over anybody" . . .
Way to thread the needle there, Vladimir Vladimirovich.
#5 By: Cowicide, July 26th, 2013 14:55
Oh my God.
So now The Land of the Free, Inc. is promising Russia that it won't kill nor torture a dissident if he is returned to them.
In a letter to the Russian minister of justice, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said the United States was also willing to issue a passport to Edward J. Snowden so he could return to the country.
This is what America has come to:
"Hey, we promise we won't rip his fingernails out or murder him. Just give 'em back."
It's basically an admission that they tortured Manning, but won't do it no more. One hallmark you see with authoritarian regimes is how ridiculous they act once exposed to the light of day when forced from their shadows of secrecy.
It's a shame to see America following into those darkly comedic footsteps. I'm looking forward to hearing how Obama scored 11 holes-in-one while carding a stunning 38 under par during his next golf excursion.
Meanwhile, Russia said to fuck off.
#6 By: Cowicide, July 26th, 2013 15:15
#7 By: Xeni Jardin, July 31st, 2013 09:25
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