At 29, Edward Snowden left his $200,000 a year job, his girlfriend and his family and blew the whistle on the secret surveillance of the agencies he had worked for -- NSA and the CIA, among others. Metaphorically, he joins Pfc. Bradley Manning, 25, in an effort to call attention to what both might see as a tyranny-in-the-making.
Both in The Guardian article
and in the video above, Snowden addresses the why's of his actions.
I'm all for fighting the good fight, but i'm afraid it's ultimately tantamount to kicking a forty foot sponge.ReplyDelete